Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz celebrated with wavy Google doodle

155th birthday of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz is being celebrated with this doodle on Google's hompage.
Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (February 22, 1857 – January 1, 1894) was a German physicist who clarified and expanded the electromagnetic theory of light that had been put forth by Maxwell. He was the first to conclusively prove the existence of electromagnetic waves by
engineering instruments to transmit and receive radio pulses using experimental procedures that ruled out all other known wireless phenomena.
Read more on wikipedia!


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