The forgotten brilliance of the Serbian-American scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla

Richard Munson is the non-fiction author of "Tesla: Inventor of the Modern", an in-depth authoritative biography about the life and genius of the inventor and scientist Nikola Tesla. Professionally, Dick has worked on clean energy and environmental issues for non-profits, the private sector and on Capitol Hill. He is a former director of the Environmental Health Fund and was a senior Vice President of Recycled Energy Development, a company committed to cutting greenhouse gas emissions by capturing waste energy. He has coordinated Congressional and Senate coalitions and bipartisan caucuses on legislation addressing brownfields redevelopment, energy, environmental, water quality, and manufacturing issues. Among Dick's other books are a history of energy -- "From Edison to Enron,"  and "The Cardinals of Capitol Hill" -- an insider's look at the lawmakers who control government spending.  His current book "Tech to Table: 25 Innovators Reimaging Food" will be released in September.  His website is

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