News  Exhibition 

Nikola Tesla at CaixaForum

Sparks of genius

News  Exhibition 

Nikola Tesla at CaixaForum

Sparks of genius

01/11/2022


Few scientists get to attain the status of a pop icon: Isaac Newton with his apple, Alberto Einstein with his equation… and Nikola Tesla, whose contribution to electromagnetism – in addition to the induction into the olympus of science that lending one’s surname to an international unit of magnetic flux density gives – has made Elon Musk’s popular car his namesake, and David Bowie his incarnation in the Christopher Nolan movie The Prestige. Up to 8 January, CaixaForum Madrid offers an interesting presentation of everything about the Serbian-American engineer, from the long chain of inventions he patented to the clashes with Thomas Edison and the misery of a genius who was not always recognized...[+]


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