Tesla Eponyms

Nikola Tesla Boulevard

Unit for Magnetic Induction

At the IV Session, the Eleventh General Conference on Weights and Measures, in October 18, 1960. the Resolution 12 was voted, by which it was decided that the magnetic induction unit in the International System of Units be named ‘tesla’ with symbol (T). This was the greatest international award by which a permanent monument was erected to Tesla, and his name entered into the legislation of the countries all over the world, according to the saying of the Meter Convention ‘for all times and for all nations’.


Tesla Crater on the Moon

Tesla is a lunar impact crater that is located on the Moon's far side, just to the southeast of the larger H. G. Wells. About one crater diameter to the southwest of Tesla is Kidinnu, and to the southeast is Van Maanen.

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Tesla is the name of a Minor Planet and an Asteroid.

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Nikola Tesla Boulevard

The City of Hamilton, ON, Canada, inaugurated Nikola Tesla Boulevard on July 10th, 2016.


Nikola Tesla Airport

In 2006, Airport in Belgrade (Serbia) changed its name from ‘Surcin Airport’ to ‘Nikola Tesla Airport’.

Tesla Coil

In 1891 Nikola Tesla Invented the Resonant Transformer, patent number 454.622.


Tesla Band


Tesla (band) is an American rock band formed in Sacramento, California.
The band derived their name, certain album and song titles, and some song content from events relating to inventor and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla.


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Tesla Turbine


The Tesla turbine is a bladeless centripetal flow turbine patented by Nikola Tesla.

Tesla Turbine