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Heinrich Rudolf Hertz

(1857—1894) German physicist and pioneer of radio communication

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Aleksandr Stepanovich Popov

Aleksandr Stepanovich Popov  

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(1859–1906) Russian physicist and electrical engineerPopov, the son of a priest from Bogoslavsky in Russia, was educated in a seminary to prepare him for a clerical profession. His interest however ...
Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi  

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(1874–1937)Italian electrical engineer, the best known and most successful pioneer of radio telegraphy. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics (jointly) in 1909.Marconi was born in Bologna, the ...
hertz

hertz  

The SI unit of frequency, abbreviated to ‘Hz’. Normally used to measure the frequency of cycles, or oscillations, one hertz is equal to one cycle per second.

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