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Tesla, Man Out of Time Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 9, High Road, Low Road; Chapter 10, An Error in Judgment Summary

Margaret Cheney
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Chapter 9, High Road, Low Road; Chapter 10, An Error in Judgment Summary and Analysis

Niagara Falls was not tamed, but rather harnessed. After stiff competition for the rights to provide the building services, General Electric won. This victory allowed them to do a great deal of work. Horsepower was generated at the world famous Falls, and Buffalo, New York was lit up with electricity.

Margaret Cheney explains something more to readers. Nikola Tesla, although still hoping to become far wealthier, he was famous during his lifetime. During the 1890s, he was often in the headlines. This gave him a general aura of rich and famous to some, while to others who knew him better, he represented, the famous but not rich.

The scientist's lines of research were naturally influenced by funding. At this time, his main preoccupations related to the detection...

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