Nikola Tesla was a historic inventor, mechanical and electrical engineer who captured the world with his awe-invoking experiments and inventions. One of his most important contributions is his part in the designing of the modern alternating current electricity supply system. All of his inventions and even ideas are important parts of our lives today.
He began his career working for Thomas Edison. After a while he decided to go his own way. Earning a number of his own financial backers and investors, he was able to set up his own lab and company to begin his work. George Westinghouse was the one who licensed Tesla’s patented AC induction motor and transformer. He also was hired by Westinghouse to work as a consultant developer for a power system project using alternating current.
Considered to be one of the most fascinating scientists of his time, this documentary follows the life of showman and inventor Nikola Tesla.