Tuesday at 21:00
Nikola Tesla was a man ahead of his day: he invented x-rays, lasers and wireless energy, and with 300 inventions to his name, the fruits of his mind still dominate the world today. However, his theories and style were controversial, and one the most brilliant minds in history was also one of its most dangerous. While he was making it rich, he also made enemies as his experiments became larger and more hazardous. After his mysterious death in 1943, his valuable research was seized and ransacked – and a conspiracy was born. Did he die of natural causes or of something more sinister? Now, recently declassified documents have opened a treasure trove of new information as to the whereabouts of Tesla's research. This series investigates his story, and looks for the clues to discover whether the conspiracy theory is correct or just hype.