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  • Wednesday, February 22, 2012

    Heinrich Rudolf Hertz's 155th Birthday!


    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[1] the existence of electromagnetic waves byengineering instruments to transmit and receive radio pulses using experimental procedures that ruled out all other known wireless phenomena.

    Read more about him in WikiPedia