Nikola Tesla

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Nikola Tesla was a famous human inventor from the 20th century. (TV: Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror)

Biography[edit | edit source]

At some point of his life Nikola Tesla immigrated to America. He had four cents to his name, but was robbed on the journey. Nevertheless, he was still excited, thinking that he would prosper and his ideas would live. (TV: Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror)

He allowed half a million volts of electricity to pass through himself, and walked away unscathed. The Eighth Doctor observed from the audience. (PROSE: The Banquo Legacy)

Tesla was hired by Edison Machine Works, where he worked for fellow inventor Thomas Edison. He worked for a year on his employer's electrical generator after taking one of his comments literally. After finishing work, Tesla was disappointed by only being offered a small raise (TV: Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror), resulting in a fight on 30 March 1884. (PROSE: Wardenclyffe) He stormed out of Edison Machine Works and embarked on his own business ventures, leading to them to embark on a bitter rivalry. (TV: Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror)

Professor Elliot Payne brought Tesla to the 1890s to assist him with his time travel experiments. He later helped Henry Gordon Jago and George Litefoot to stop Payne, by allowing them to gain access to Payne's base. (AUDIO: Chronoclasm)

In the early 1900s, Tesla transfered most of his work from New York City to his laboratory in Wardenclyffe. In 1903, he intercepted the Mars signal with his Teslascope there and later signaled back. He also was planning the Wardenclyffe Power Plant Prototype as a part of his World Wireless System project. However, his ideas were opposed by the public. Protesters were gathering in front of his New York laboratory, calling the alternating current as "death current".(TV: Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror)

Tesla built the Niagara Generator and held a presentation for the inventors, asking for an investment of 50000 dollars, but they were not willing to pay him. (TV: Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror)

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On one occasion, Tesla helped the Seventh Doctor and Melanie Bush defeat the Vardans. (AUDIO: Maker of Demons)

According to the Thirteenth Doctor, Tesla died penniless, (TV: Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror) in 1943. (PROSE: History's Finest)

Legacy[edit | edit source]

As recalled by the Thirteenth Doctor, though Tesla was left behind by history, his vision of wireless energy and a connected world was realised following his death. (TV: Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror)

One member of the Collective of the Retconning Crocodiles once told Auteur that he thought that while the Crew of the Copper-Colored Cupids were "inconsequential fools", their Creator was nevertheless a genius, and when he put it into terms for Auteur, he said that the Creator was the equivalent of "a lovechild of Urizen and Nikola Tesla" if that child had then "pursued a double career in robotics and biodata-manipulation". (PROSE: Resurrection of the Author)

City of the Saved[edit | edit source]

Tesla was a popular celebrity after his resurrection in the City of the Saved. He was resurrected without his famous moustache, so he was forced to wear a fake one to appease audiences. (PROSE: The Isis Method)

Alternate realities[edit | edit source]

Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart once encountered a version of Tesla from an alternate reality. (PROSE: The Schizoid Earth)

References[edit | edit source]

Fabian Solak compared himself to Edison. (AUDIO: The Cars That Ate London!)

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