In the pursuit of scientific truth, working with adversaries can pay off

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, famous inventors both, were also, famously, rivals. Their heated relationship came to a head in what became known as the “war of the currents.” Tesla favored alternating currents (AC) for the United States electrical system, Edison wanted direct currents, and, though AC ultimately won out, the … Read more