My Inventions and Other Writings

Nikola Tesla - Author

Samantha Hunt - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780143106616 | 192 pages | 27 Dec 2011 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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The fascinating autobiography of the legendary inventor behind the radio, wireless energy, robotics, and much more.

Famous for his pioneering contributions to the electronic age, his lifelong feud with Thomas Edison, and his erratic behavior, Nikola Tesla was one of the most brilliant and daring inventors and visionaries of his time. My Inventions is Tesla's autobiography, with meditations on his major discoveries and innovations, including the rotating magnetic field, the magnifying transmitter, and the Tesla coil. This volume also includes three articles by Tesla, as well as an enlightening introduction that discredits many of the myths surrounding the thinker's eccentric life. This rare window into the industrial age's most tragic genius will fascinate historians, scientists, aspiring inventors, and curious fans alike.

Introduction by SAMANTHA HUNT

A Note on the Text


Part I: My Early Life

Part II: My First Efforts in Inventions

Part III: My Later Endeavors: The Discovery of the Rotating Magnetic Field

Part IV: The Discovery of the Tesla Coil and Transformer

Part V: The Magnifying Transmitter

Part VI: The Art of Telautomatics


Tesla Would Pour Lightning from Airships to Consume Foe

The Action of the Eye

The Problem of Increasing Human Energy: With Special Reference to the Harnessing of the Sun's Energy

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