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Originally Posted by Arctucas View Post
Nikola Tesla supposedly did it, but the U.S. Government confiscated all his research upon his death so, no-one knows for sure.
He actually had a lab where he was able to transmit power without wires over a distance of 50km. He was actually building a transmission tower at Wardenclyffe designated for transmitting the first trans-Atlantic radio signal; but when his backer (J. P. Morgan) found out about Tesla's true intentions for Wardenclyffe, he pulled funding on is since wireless power could not be metered and he had a power plant.

Tesla's dream was to be able to transmit power, audio, and images without wires at very low operating costs.
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Tesla's dream was to be able to transmit power, audio, and images without wires at very low operating costs.
Which has been achieved. Bluetooth is a good example. But probably not on the scale he had in mind.
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I like this quote from the article: "Sitting on the desk for long periods of time might provide a simple cure for that nagging procreation bug that's going around too. " HA!
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Nikola Tesla was, in my opinion, the greatest genius of the modern age.

And, probably only second to DaVinci in all of recorded history.
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