“If Edison had a needle to find in a haystack, he would proceed at once with the diligence of the bee to examine straw after straw until he found the object of his search
I was a sorry witness of such doings, knowing that a little theory and calculation would have saved him ninety per cent of his labor.”
New York Times
October 19, 1931
According to wired.com/geekdad, Tesla “laid the groundwork for many modern branches of science and technology, including robotics, ballistics, remote control, radar, nuclear physics, and and theoretical physics. He was also obsessed with pigeons.”
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