What Nikola Tesla Predicted For The Future

Published February 1, 2017
Updated February 10, 2017
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Nikola Tesla’s contributions to science and technology were so far reaching that many have regarded him as history’s most infamous mad scientist. The Croatian-born inventor lived from 1856 to 1943, but even then his work as an electrical engineer, physicist and inventor earned him a place among the greatest futurists in history.

What made Tesla all the more remarkable was the fact that, for him, existing technology didn't light the flame toward invention; rather, his own visions did.

According to several interviews with Tesla, these visions extended beyond invention alone, and included projections into the future. Just what did the mad scientist who died more than 70 years ago believe the future had in store for us? Let’s take a look.

Do you think these predictions from a mad scientist were outlandish? Check out these science fiction predictions that actually came true and see what those living in 1901 predicted for the year 2001.

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