Remember the entire Tesla vs Edison thing a couple of months back?
Shortly after that The Oatmeal started a fund on IndieGogo to help buy Tesla’s old workshop in Shoreham, New York – the Wardenclyffe tower and surrounding land.
Earlier this evening they announced that they’d signed the paperwork for the deal:
It’s official:we just bought a goddamn Tesla museum is.gd/rh5XxN
— Matthew Inman (@Oatmeal) October 8, 2012
Full story over on the New York Times.
- With The Oatmeal’s help, nonprofit buys property to build a Tesla Museum (arstechnica.com)
- Oatmeal fundraiser for Tesla museum is a triumph (boingboing.net)
- Thanks to The Oatmeal’s fundraiser, Tesla’s lab is being purchased! [Crowdfunding] (io9.com)
- Oatmeal Fundraiser a Success; Non-Profit Buys Land For Tesla Museum (science.slashdot.org)