The exhibit includes a Tesla Coil in action transmitting wireless electricity, 3D hands on exhibit on the Induction Motor, a model of Tesla's Lab and Tower, and more.
Stony Brook, NY - August 4, 2017 - The Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe has launched its first Exhibit to honor Nikola Tesla, entitled, “Tesla – Past, Present, and Future.” The Exhibit is currently at the Ward Melville Heritage Center in Stony Brook, NY. The exhibit will run through Labor Day and will later be installed at the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe in Shoreham, NY.
The exhibit includes a Tesla Coil in action transmitting wireless electricity, 3D hands on exhibit on the Induction Motor, a model of Tesla's Lab and Tower, a Jacob's Ladder, Interactive Augmented Reality Exhibits on Tesla, a singing Tesla Coil, the 9th Tesla Roadster off of the Tesla Motors Assembly line, Light Bulbs you can purchase that Tesla Invented and much more.
Sponsors of the exhibit include Suffolk County; the MoMath Museum; Hawkins Webb LLC; Campola, Middleton & McCormick LLC, Finally Bulbs, One Tesla, BAE Systems and PSEG LI for their support of the exhibit.
Thanks to a record breaking crowd funding campaign initiated by Matt Inman, the super blogging comic who write the blog known as “The Oatmeal”, the non-profit group the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe purchased the abandoned Photo Paper Processing Plant from the Agfa Corporation in 2013. With the generous support from folks like Elon Musk and the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, the Tesla Science Center has begun the process of rehabilitating the 16 acre site which is home to the historic lab building of the great and often forgotten inventor Nikola Tesla and turning it into a Museum and Science Center. The building is also historic and special because it was designed by the noted architect of his time Stanford White, who also designed the original Madison Square Garden and the beautiful arch at Washington Square in New York City to name a couple. The non-profit is hoping to open some exhibit space to the public next year where the exhibit at the Ward Melville Heritage Center will move to.
This new Museum and Science Center is also embarking on an ambitious fund raising campaign so that it may develop the site into a museum that honors the legacy of Nikola Tesla, a science center for future generations to learn and experience science and STEM programs first hand, for future science enthusiasts to and be able to confer with other scientists and educators at TED style talks and conferences, and an Incubation center where future entrepreneurial scientists can come to utilize cutting edge technologies to advance their ideas and inventions. This Museum and Science Center will be a wonderful addition to the cultural offerings on the east end of Long Island while paying tribute to one of the greatest inventors of all time.
As Nikola Tesla once said, “Let the future tell the truth and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future for which I have really worked, is mine.”