Nikola Tesla Slept Here


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Nikola Tesla Slept Here

Joseph Kinney, who was a radio amateur in his teens, is interviewed in an IEEE article about Nikola Tesla and the hotel in Manhattan were he lived

From 1933 until his death in 1943, Tesla lived in relative obscurity at the New Yorker Hotel. His two rooms, which still accommodate paying guests, are often requested by devotees from around the world.

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Tesla Science Center

via Nikola Tesla Slept Here.


A fascinating article that sheds some more light on the career of Nikola Tesla, an eccentric, gifted experimental scientist who left his mark on the 20th century.  The focus of the interview is centered former amateur radio operator Joseph Kinney, who talks about Tesla and the New Yorker Hotel where Tesla spent his final days before he died in 1943.  According to Kinney, Tesla’s two rooms at the Manhattan hotel still accommodate paying guests, who wish to be in the same room where Tesla lived and created some of the marvels of the 20th century.

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