Happy birthday Nikola Tesla

By in Uncategorized on July 3, 2011


nikola tesla

As usual, Google will change their Google’s symbol on certain occation. As for today, they change their Google’s symbol to show gratitude to a great American inventor that is Nikola Tesla.

Borns on 10 July 1856, Nikola Tesla passed away on 7 January 1943. Pretty long isn’t it? He lived for 87 years.¬†

Nikola Tesla Picture Nikola Tesla Picture 2

Tesla’s name in SI unit

Tesla contributed a lot in electromagnetism field, thus The SI unit measuring magnetic flux density or magnetic induction (commonly known as the magnetic field “B”), the tesla, was named in his honor.

Nikola Tesla’s creation

If you play the Red Alerts video game, I am sure you are familiar with tesla coil. Invented in 1891 by Nikola Tesla, the Tesla coil (the picture below) is used in radio and television sets and other electronic equipment.

Tesla coil

Besides, he invents fluorescent lighting and alternating current (AC) electrical supply system.

He sure bring a lot of  changes to our live.

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