23 Feb

Disney scientists design high-tech room that charges mobile devices wirelessly

Disney scientists design high-tech room that charges mobile devices wirelessly
With electrical pioneer Nikola Tesla achieving groundbreaking work in the field of wireless power more than 100 years ago, progress has seemingly been slow. That’s why Disney Research hopes it can be the one to finally deliver free-roaming wireless …
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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Nikola Tesla
Futurist Nikola Tesla, seen here at age 34 in 1890, is the inventor of the Tesla coil and alternating current machinery. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons. Nikola Tesla was born around midnight, between July 9 and July 10, 1856 during a fierce lightning storm.
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Nikola Tesla’s remote-control boat, and other unpopular inventions
Nikola Tesla’s influence on the modern world as an inventor, scientist, and engineer is too often overlooked. Tesla harnessed the power of alternating current, developed induction motors, and even experimented with wireless power, yet there is still no …
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In 1898, Nikola Tesla Predicted Drone Warfare
Nikola Tesla was both of his time and ahead of it (he has a car company named after him, after all). Besides his contributions to altnerating current electrical systems, the inventor predicted smartphones, television, and apparently drones, which he …
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