Works Cited

“AC Induction Motor.” Zeva. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2015. <http://zeva.com.au/Tech/Motors/>.
This helps me understand how the alternating current induction motor works.
“Brass Box Iron.” Den Ham. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Jan. 2015. <http://www.denhams.com/auctioncatalogue/antique/527/?page=525>. This helped the readers visualize what Nikola Tesla
might have built with his mother.
Business Insider. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2015. <http://www.businessinsider.com/who-is-teslanamed-for-2013-8>. This helps prove how Tesla was active in his research.
“Candle Light.” Light Your Path. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Jan. 2015.
<http://www.lighttoyourpath.com/Our%20Reasonable%20Service.htm>. This image
helps people realize that there was a time when there was no lighting. There was only
candlelight.
“Dynamo Electric Machine.” Exo Politics Hong Kong. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2015.
<http://exopoliticshongkong.com/uploads/Nikola_Tesla__The_Fantastic_Inventions_of_Nikola_Tesla.pdf>. This helps me realize what Tesla
thought and what his invention process may have been.
Eamer, Claire. Before The World Was Ready. USA: Annick Press, 2013. Print. I learned that
many people thought alternating current was a waste of time.
EarthLink. N.p., 2012. Web. 2 Dec. 2014.
<http://Home.earthlink.net/~drestinblack/teslaoc.htm>. This showed me that you can
control the frequency a of alternating current which is important.
EBSCO. N.p., 2014. Web. 2 Dec. 2014. <http://Web.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail/detail>. This
taught me that he was ungrateful to receive the Edison award he took it in offense.

Electrocuting an Elephant (1903) - WARNING: Viewer Discretion - Disturbing Footage Thomas Edison. Youtube, 1903. Film. This helped me realize that Edison was willing to
take it to the extremes to prove that his was the “best”.
“Electro Magnetic Motor.” Exo Politics Hong Kong. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2015.
<http://exopoliticshongkong.com/uploads/Nikola_Tesla__The_Fantastic_Inventions_of_Nikola_Tesla.pdf>. This shows me what a AC induction
motor looked like in his head.
Energy.Gov. “War of Currents.” Energy.Gov. N.p., 2013. Web. 2 Dec. 2014.
<http://Energy.gov/articles/war-currents-ac-vs-dc-power>. This tought me how
alternating current is the best and cheapest option.
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History. “Nikola Tesla.” Bio. A&E TV Networks, 2014. Web. 3 Dec. 2014.
<http://Www.biography.com/people/Nikola-tesla-9504443>. This thought me that he
Helped his mom make small household appliances being a scientist.
- - -. “9 Things You May Not Know About Nikola Tesla.” History. A&E TV Networks, 2014.
Web. 3 Dec. 2014. <http://Www.history.com/news/history/-lists/9-things-you-may-notknow-about-Nikola-tesla>. This thought me that he dug ditches before being a scientist.
How Stuff Works. N.p., 2014. Web. 2 Dec. 2014. <http://Sciencehowstuffworks.com/Nikolatesla.htm>. This showed me that people weren’t very accepting of alternating current at
first.

IET Services. “Nikola Tesla and His Legacy.” IET. N.p., 2014. Web. 3 Dec. 2014.
<http://Leandt.theiet.org/magazine/2013/09/the-spark-of-invention.cfm>. I have learned
that there would be no planes without Tesla.
Live Science. N.p., 2014. Web. 2 Dec. 2014. <http://www.livescience.com146739-tesla-vsEdison-comparison.htm>. This thought me that he helped invent the light bulb we use
today.
“Long Transmission Line.” Power Technology. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Dec. 2014.
<http://www.powertechnology.com/projects/cedarpintwindfarmcol/cedarpintwindfarmcol3.html>. This
helped prove that alternating current could travel further.
Mathematica. “Tesla, Nikola.” Wolfram. N.p., 2007. Web. 3 Dec. 2014. <http://Science
world.wolfram.com/biography/tesla.htm>. I learned that he didn’t have enough money to
build his own lab.
“Matthew 25. 1-13.” Bible Hub. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Jan. 2015.
<http://biblehub.com/niv/matthew/25.htm>. This helps the me understand more that
candlelight was important in the bible, but now Nikola Tesla has brought us more light
which has made our life easier.
Mental Floss. “Nikola Tesla.” Mental Floss. N.p., 2014. Web. 3 Dec. 2014.
<http://Mentalfloss.com/article/30140/acidic-tesla-edison-feud>. I learned that tesla was
invited to come to work with Edison.

“Model X.” Motor Authority. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2015.
<http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1072794_2014-tesla-model-x-unveiled-electricluxury-crossover-with-wings>. This taught me that Tesla can go far beyond alternating
current.
“Modle S.” Car Auto Cars. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2015. <http://carautocars.com/2015-tesla-sreview-price-interior-specs-msrp-model/>. This helped me realize that Tesla’s studies
expanded upon electricity.
“Nikola Tesla.” Wikipedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2015.
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikola_Tesla>. This helps me understand that he did more
than just science.
“Old Radar.” CNC Cook Book. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2015.
<http://blog.cnccookbook.com/2014/02/03/two-webinars-this-week-gw-calculator-andgw-editor/>. This helps me visualize what an old radar looked like.
PBS. “Tesla’s Early Years.” PBS. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Dec. 2014. <http://Pbs.org/tesla/11/11early.htm>. I learned why he fell in love with electricity.
“Permanent Magnet DC Motor.” Electrical 4 U. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Jan. 2015.
<http://electrical4u.com/permanent-magnet-dc-motor-or-pmdc-motor/>. This helps me
understand how a direct current motor works.
PGA Destinations. “Nikola Tesla.” PGA Destinations. N.p., 2013. Web. 2 Dec. 2014.
<http://Pgadestinationsworldpress.com/2013/04/22/Nikola-tesla-world-without-wires/>.
It showed me that tesla wanted a world without any wires, he wanted to power everything
with a tower.

Pitt Edu. “Tesla, Nikola.” Britannica. N.p., 2014. Web. 3 Dec. 2014.
<http://Www.neuronet.pitt.edu/~bogdan/tesla/bio.htm>. This thought me about his early
life.
“Radio Tower.” Wiki Media. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2015.
<http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/>. This helps me better visualize something
invisible like wireless transmissions.
Redshaw, Kerry. “Nikola Tesla (1856-1943).” KerryR. N.p., 11 Nov. 2014. Web. 3 Dec. 2014.
<http://Kerry’s.net/pioneers/tesla.htm>. I learned that he had to prove alternating current
was worthy.
- - -. “Nikola Tesla (1856-1943).” KerryR. N.p., 11 Nov. 2014. Web. 3 Dec. 2014.
<http://Kerry’s.net/pioneers/tesla.htm>. I learned that he worked for Thomas Edison.
“Robots.” The Old Robots. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2015. <http://www.theoldrobots.com/>. This
helps me see something that Tesla may have studied.
“System of Electrical Distribution.” Exo Politics Hong Kong. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2015.
<http://exopoliticshongkong.com/uploads/Nikola_Tesla__The_Fantastic_Inventions_of_Nikola_Tesla.pdf>. This gives me a better understanding
of how alternating current gets distributed.
Tesla, Nikola. The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print. This helps me see
his drawing of a dynamo electric machine.
- - -. Interview by John Smith. 1899. I learned that Nikola tesla is also known for creating a
second main light source.

Tesla, Nikola, and David Childress. The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla. United Kingdom:
Bellevue, 1904. Print. This taught me how AC works, it has a higher frequency and can
travel further. Pages 43-46
- - -. The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla. United Kingdom: Bellevue, 1904. Print. This
taught me how AC works, it has a higher frequency and can travel further. Pages 86- 101
- - -. The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla. United Kingdom: Bellevue, 1904. Print. This
taught me that there were many advantages in alternating current rather than direct
current.63-86
“Tesla Collection.” Tesla Collection. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Dec. 2014.
<http://www.teslacollection.com>.
“Tesla Roadster.” World Car News. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2015. <http://world-carnews.com/tesla-breathes-new-life-into-the-roadster/>. This helped me realize that Tesla
handed us new lives. In the headline of this picture it says,“Tesla Breathes New Life Into
The Roadster”.
Tesla Society. “Nikola Tesla.” Tesla Society. N.p., 2014. Web. 3 Dec. 2014.
<http://Www.teslasociety.com/biography.htm>. This tought me that he wasn’t interested
with electricity at first.
“Thomas Edison Quote.” Notable Quotes. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Jan. 2015. <http://www.notablequotes.com/e/edison_thomas.html>. This gave me a good picture with a quote that will
help me understand more of what Thomas Edison thought.
“University of Graz, Austria.” University Of Graz. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Jan. 2015.
<http://inst.uno.edu/exchange/Austria/UniversityGraz/index.cfm>. This photo helps the
readers see the place he first went to college.

“Wardenclyffe Tower.” Wikipedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Jan. 2015.
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wardenclyffe_Tower>. The Wardenclyffe tower was an
important part in history, it is a big tesla coil pretty much.
Wardenclyffe Tower. YouTube. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2015. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=kMslL1KuUHI>. This helps me realize that Wardenclyffe was a stepping stone to the
future.
“The War Of Currents.” Education Portal. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Jan. 2015. <http://educationportal.com/academy/lesson/alternating-current-definition-advantagesdisadvantages.html>. This helped me see the rivalry between Edison and Tesla. They had
to make one current superior over the other.
Washington Times. N.p., 2014. Web. 2 Dec. 2014.
<http://Communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/energyharnessed/2012>. I
found out how he made civilized life today. From wireless broadcasting to lighting our
homes.
YouTube. N.p., 2012. Web. 3 Dec. 2014. <http://Www.youtube.com/watch.V=wHPQq_dxqbu>.
This taught me that without tesla ther would be nothining electronically that we have
today.