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The Legacy of Nikola Tesla

Undisputedly one of the world’s most visionary engineers of all time, Nikola Tesla was born on July 1856 in Croatia. His father was a Serbian Orthodox Priest and his mother was an inventor of household appliances. He studied at the Realschule, Karlstadt in 1873, the Polytechnic Institute in Graz, Austria …

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The Large Hadron Collider

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is the world’s largest laboratory and is dedicated to the pursuit of fundamental science (the World Wide Web was created at CERN in 1989 by British scientist Tim Berners-Lee). It was founded in 1954 and is situated 330 feet below the Franco-Swiss border …

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Hangzhou Bay Bridge

The longest ocean-crossing bridge in the world, the Hangzhou Bay Bridge is an S-shaped stayed-cable bridge with six lanes in both directions that shortens the distance between Shanghai and Ningbo by 120 kilometers. The 36 kilometer long bridge required a great number of new techniques, new materials, new equipment and …

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