Talk:Nikola Tesla

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Good article Nikola Tesla has been listed as one of the Natural sciences good articles under the good article criteria. If you can improve it further, please do so. If it no longer meets these criteria, you can reassess it.
Article milestones
Date Process Result
August 3, 2004 Featured article candidate Not promoted
July 14, 2005 Featured article candidate Not promoted
September 4, 2006 Good article nominee Listed
January 9, 2007 Featured article candidate Not promoted
July 6, 2008 Good article reassessment Delisted
November 7, 2010 Peer review Reviewed
February 12, 2017 Good article nominee Listed
Current status: Good article

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Opening that can of worms again...

Croatian Military Frontier?

Moved to Talk:Nikola Tesla/Nationality and ethnicity § Croatian Military Frontier?: - per Talk page and 16 June 2015 RfC consensus. ChetvornoTALK 18:16, 31 October 2017 (UTC)

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Repeated addition of the term "genius"

@Steinpal: I feel characterizing Tesla as a "genius" is an example of WP:WIKIPUFFERY. The use of such a subjective, loaded WP:PEACOCK term tends to give WP:UNDUE WEIGHT to him. Many people could be called "geniuses". The preferred technique on encyclopedias like Wikipedia is to list his accomplishments, as this article does, and allow the reader to decide for himself whether Tesla was a genius. Also if there is opposition to an edit, it should be discussed on this page before adding it to the article again, see WP:BRD. ----ChetvornoTALK 07:14, 26 March 2018 (UTC)

I would note this edit also sanitized/censored the article making a more "Tesla friendly" version. And again here. Fountains of Bryn Mawr (talk) 20:37, 30 March 2018 (UTC)
I agree. The article should make clear that Tesla believed that long distance radio communication was due to "ground currents", not Hertzian waves, and that this belief was totally erroneous. Tesla stubbornly clung to this belief long after it was proven false (e.g. his 1919 article The True Wireless). --ChetvornoTALK 02:15, 31 March 2018 (UTC)