Tesla, Man Out of Time Characters

Margaret Cheney
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This individual was both a strong supporter and difficult opponent of Nikola Tesla's. Edison invented numerous objects, securing funding and being a wealthy and famous inventor. His activities, due mainly to his approach, changed the face of the culture through direct and indirect effort. His effectiveness was greatly enhanced by the combination of funding and the work of assistants.

Edison emerges early on in the book because his successes and some of his problems created opportunities for Nikola Tesla. Tesla was 4 or 5 years younger, and took his first job in the field of electrical engineering by working for an Edison-related company.

Tesla's wisdom regarding alternating current was destined to come between he and Edison. The two also had personality conflicts, in addition to the difference in their interests; nevertheless, Edison's efforts created fertile ground for Tesla to earn money and experience in during his twenties before...

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