Do We Over-Aggrandize Nikola Tesla? PBS Idea Channel Explains the Two Nikolas Tesla

We all know Tesla was great, but we might be overdoing it a little bit.

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Nikola Tesla was a brilliant innovator, and the world owes him a lot, but he’s far from the superhero many people make him out to be. In the latest episode of PBS Idea Channel host Mike Rugnetta looks at the idea of the real Tesla vs. the myth of Tesla, which is also real. It’s complicated.

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