Nikola Tesla’s Birthplace Museum and Memorial Center in Smiljan, Croatia

September 5, 2012 in AC Motor, Educational for Kids, Smiljan Croatia, Tesla Coil, Tesla Inventions, Ultimate Tesla Tour

The birthplace home of Nikola Tesla was renovated, restored, and turned into an interactive museum about the prolific inventor. They basically made it into a geekfest wonderland. Opened on 10 […]

A Visit to Nikola Tesla’s Wardenclyffe Labratory and Tower (video)

September 4, 2012 in Tesla Inventions, Ultimate Tesla Tour, Wardenclyffe, Wireless Electricity, Wireless Radio Transmission

I hopped in a zipcar (I’m a Brooklyn girl and don’t drive much), then drove from NYC out to Shoreham, Long Island several months ago. [Sorry for my slow video-editing […]

Nikola Tesla Corner – NYC, New York

July 5, 2012 in Eccentric Tesla, NYC, Pigeons, Ultimate Tesla Tour

At the corner of West 40th Street and Avenue of the Americas (6th Ave) on the edge of NYC’s lovely Bryant Park sits Nikola Tesla Corner. During his many decades […]

The Engineer’s Club — NYC, New York

July 5, 2012 in NYC

The Engineer’s Club was the meeting spot for the Professional Association of Engineers (thanks to a donation by Andrew Carnegie in 1903). A plaque bears Tesla’s name outside the front door […]

Did Guglielmo Marconi or Nikola Tesla Invent Radio?

May 26, 2012 in NYC, Tesla Inventions, Wireless Radio Transmission

If you’re like me, you learned in elementary school that it was Italian scientist Guglielmo Marconi who invented radio. Yep, Marconi claimed he invented it and as a result even […]