Today, one of the world’s greatest inventors, Nikola Tesla, would be celebrating his 158th birthday. For the occasion, one of the man’s greatest admirers, Elon Musk of Tesla Motors, is donating $1 million to a Tesla museum project. You might remember that web cartoonist The Oatmeal (the alias of Matthew Inman), in his hilarious Model S review, made a plea for help to Musk.
Well, Musk said he would help, and he’s a man of his word!
The new museum is to be constructed on the hallowed grounds (to scientists and engineers) of Tesla’s laboratory at Wardenclyffe in Long Island, New York.
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Not only that, but according to the Oatmeal, Tesla Motors will build a Supercharger station in the parking lot of the museum. How fitting! No doubt many Tesla electric car owners will want to do a pilgrimage there, so why not charge up while at it?