Neon and fluorescent lighting. Radio. Electric motors. Robotics. These are just a few of the inventions of the Serbian engineer Nikola Tesla. And yet, Tesla received scant credit for his inventions during his lifetime, and posthumous credit has also been hard to come by.

In this great animated video below by the Tesla Science Foundation in partnership with the Art Institute of Philadelphia, however, Tesla gets his due.

So watch here in honor of his 157th birthday today: