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Inventor Nikola Tesla Gets a Suitably Unusual Biopic

Source: Hyperallergic

Author: Dan Schindel

Published Date: Aug. 21, 2020, 4 p.m.

Tesla is less “the story of Tesla” and more a dialogue with the audience about the infamously eccentric figure.


9 Actors Who Have Played Nikola Tesla, From David Bowie to Ethan Hawke (Photos)

Source: TheWrap

Author: Beatrice Verhoeven

Published Date: Aug. 20, 2020, 4:45 p.m.

Ethan Hawke’s ‘Tesla” hits theaters this Friday — let’s take a look at the other actors who have portrayed Nikola Tesla, the famed inventor who is best known for his contributions to the design of the alternating current electricity system, in film and TV. Et…


Michael Almereyda on Capturing the Unknowable Nikola Tesla

Source: Lithub.com

Author: Rivka Galchen

Published Date: Aug. 19, 2020, 8:49 a.m.

Here’s a beautifully impossible engineering problem: capture the spirit of Nikola Tesla in a one-hundred-and-two minute film. It’s a near-mad assignment, and so well suited to the brilliant and un-categorizable filmmaker Michael Almereyda. Michael is one of t…


Nikola Tesla: The extraordinary life of a modern Prometheus

Source: Raw Story

Author: The Conversation

Published Date: Aug. 17, 2020, 2:03 p.m.

Match the following figures – Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla – with these biographical facts: Spoke eight languages Produced the first motor that ran on AC current Developed the underlying technology for wirel…


Nikola Tesla and the Electrical Future-P2P

Source: Rlslog.net

Author: sCAr

Published Date: Aug. 4, 2020, 9:06 a.m.

‘[This] crisply succinct, beautifully synthesized study brings to life Tesla, his achievements and failures…and the hopeful thrum of an era before world wars.’ – Nature Nikola Tesla is one of the most enigmatic, curious and controversial figures in the histor…