Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), Serbian-American inventor was a genius who lit the world, whose discoveries in the field of alternating polyphase current electricity advanced the world into the modern industrial era.
Tesla had 700 patents in the USA and Europe and his discoveries include the fluorescent light, wireless transmission of electrical energy, radio, remote control, Tesla Coil, terrestrial waves and the use of the ionosphere for scientific purposes.
2006 is the 150th Anniversary of Nikola Tesla's birth, and to celebrate the Tesla Forum of Western Australia Inc (Tesla Forum) have organised two events, firstly the play "Tesla" will be performed in Perth at UWA's Octagon Theatre on Thursday 6th July from 7:30pm. Tickets are available for $40 or $25 for students through BOCS Ticketing. More details at http://www.teslaplay.com/. And secondly, a conference is being organised "Nikola Tesla-The Man Who Lit the World" on Friday 7th July 2006 at the Perth Convention Centre. More details at http://www.teslaforum.com/.