Nikola Tesla

A Productive Rivalry
There is no doubt about it - during the later years of the 19th Century, Thomas Edison was "Mr. Electric" in this country, and the electricity he promoted was direct current (DC).  Last month, we took a look at the shortcomings of his DC system versus the alternating current (AC) distribution system that now serves us all so well.  Now let's take a look at the personalities involved. In 1876, using