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Google has honoured inventor Nikola Tesla on his birthday by displaying a doodle in the Google search home page.



Nikola Tesla born on 10 July 1856 at Croatia was an inventor and a mechanical and electrical engineer. Tesla is often described as an important scientist and inventor of the modern age, with contributions in the field of electricity and magnetism. Tesla's theories led to inventions in polyphase power distribution systems, AC motor, wireless communication (radio), robotics, remote control, radar and computer science, nuclear physics, etc.

In his honour, the SI unit measuring magnetic induction was given the name 'tesla'.



(With inputs from Wikipedia, PBS.org, Lucidcafe)

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