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Tesla, Man Out of Time Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Margaret Cheney
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Topics for Discussion

Name your favorite invention of Tesla's. Explain your answer.

Describe the role of Edison in relation to Tesla in the book.

What is alternating current?

What is the three phase motor system?

Why did glass jars figure so largely in Tesla's life during his radio research?

To use the vernacular: do you think Tesla was "looney"?... Defend your answer.

Nikola Tesla had some behaviors that can certainly be viewed as symptoms of insanity. Do you think the inventor suffered from mental illness? If so, do you feel he should have had it treated, why or why not?

Agree or disagree with Tesla's hypothesis that he could use machinery to "split apart the Earth like an apple" using resonance that he was able to produce in his laboratory.

Do you think Tesla was a little scary? Defend your answer.

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