Guglielmo Marconi

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Italian electrical engineer who invented wireless telegraphy and in 1901 transmitted radio signals across the Atlantic Ocean (1874-1937)


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Even the inventor of the radio Guglielmo Marconi, who owned the radio equipment on board the Titanic, believed it only had a range of 500 miles.
Popov has generally been recognized in Eastern Europe as an "inventor of radio", in contrast to the West's recognition of Nikola Tesla and, historically, Guglielmo Marconi.
And we are planning to maintain that success with a 28 percent growth rate for 2011," Tarkan Ince told a ceremony held at Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport to march the first anniversary of THY's maiden flight to this Italian city.
Guglielmo Marconi, Rome, Italy) introduces 15 symposium-based papers by international, multidisciplinary scholars who explore 'pluralingualism' in relation to Dante's innovative use of the vernacular--associated with the modern concepts of individuality and subjectivity--in his poetical and theoretical writings.
Bologna airport operator Aeroporto Guglielmo Marconi di Bologna SpA (AGMB) has issued a tender for duty-free and duty-paid airside concessions in the Schengen and non-Schengen departure halls at the location, as well as office and warehouse space for those premises.
The beginning of the academic year was marked by the travelling exhibition dedicated to Guglielmo Marconi, organised as part of the ninth week of Italian language around the world (October 19-25 2009).
The new air service will also serve the Tuscany region (Florence capital city), which is only an hour away by car or train from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, keeping in mind the southern Lombardy (capital city Milan) neighboring minor cities, whose travelers may consider more convenient to travel from Bologna G.
The house on the North Antrim coast was owned by the family of Nobel Prize-winning scientist Guglielmo Marconi.
BORN to a Welsh family, Hughes made his mark in the US, where he helped invent the microphone, the metal detector, and transmitted electromagnetic waves years before his (Welsh) friend William Henry Preece and Guglielmo Marconi did it (who, incidentally, used Flatholm, the island opposite Penarth, for their experiments).
1896 Guglielmo Marconi patented his wireless system, signalling the birth of broadcasting.
Guglielmo Marconi was the child of wealthy parents, a young inventor searching for wireless transatlantic communication.
In short but insightful biographies, Bodanis tells of the inventions, successes, and failures of men such as Michael Faraday, Joseph Henry, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, Guglielmo Marconi, Heinrich Hertz, Alan Turing, and many others.
Contrary to Justice Frankfurter's opinion, Gavin Weightman's colorful biography of the charismatic, Nobel Prize winning inventor Guglielmo Marconi and his pioneering turn-of-the-century invention suggests that patent rights provided critical incentives and protections throughout Marconi's work.
A new book published by DaCapo celebrates the precursor to the radio and television and the man who invented it, Guglielmo Marconi.