Science: Damn Good Man

Manhattan newsgatherers went last week, as they have gone annually for many a year, to interview Nikola Tesla on his birthday. This year it was his 71st birthday but Nikola Tesla said nothing that he had not said on his 61st birthday—or his 41st for that matter.

Nikola Tesla, genius extraordinary of electricity, predicted last week as he has been predicting since 1895 or so that enormous stores of power will some day be broadcast by radio; when that is possible, that airplanes will need no fuel. They...

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