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Edison vs. Tesla: The Battle Over Their Last Invention

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What makes this book most interesting is a topic which may surprise us all. If you think you have read everything about these two innovators, this maybe something you missed. Thomas Edison closely followed alternative physics work of Albert Einstein and Max Planck, convincing him that there was an entire reality unseen by the human eye. This led to the last and least-known of all Edison’s inventions, the spirit phone. Bitter rival, Nikola Tesla, was also developing a similar mysterious device at the same time . Edison vs.Tesla examines their quest to talk to the dead. It reveals:

Edison’s little-known near-death experience formed his theory that animate life forms don’t die, but rather change the nature of their composition. It is this foundational belief that drove him to proceed with the spirit phone.
Tesla monitored Edison’s paranormal work, with both men racing to create a device that picked up the frequencies of spirits, what today is called EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon).

Although mystery and lore surround the details of the last decade of Edison’s life, many skeptics have denied the existence of the mysterious spirit phone. The authors have researched both Edison’s and Tesla’s journals, as well as contemporary articles and interviews with the inventors to confirm that tests were actually done with this device. They also have the full cooperation of the Charles Edison fund, affording them access to rare photos and graphics to support their findings.

  • Hardcover.
  • 240 pages.
  • 5.9"w x 8.3"h x .9"d.