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April 19, 2023 17 mins

It’s time to learn about one of the most brilliant scientists to ever live, Nikola Tesla. Through his powerful imagination and skill, Tesla developed alternating current and helped usher in a new era of electricity. From his laboratory in Colorado, he worked on wireless electricity and wowed the public with his fantastic displays of electrical energy using giant coils. Yet, despite his prowess for engineering and inventing, he never managed to profit much from his creations. Why? You’ll have to listen to the story to learn more. Let’s get electrified!

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This episode was hosted by James Adomian, written by Heidi Coburn, and produced by Randall Lawrence and Robot Pirate Media. Original theme music was written and recorded by Luke Messimer. 

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