Manuscript papers, unpublished and published, of German physicist Heinrich Hertz

Made:
1879-1889
maker:
Hertz, Heinrich Rudolf

Hertz laid down the foundations for the development of radio communication. These papers lead up to his demonstration of the properties of electro-magnetic waves. He did not realise their potential value for communication and died before others, such as Marconi, began to apply his work to practical ends.

Details

Extent:
12 items
Identifier:
MS/2119
Access:
Open Access