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My Father Marconi
     

My Father Marconi

by Degna Marconi
 

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Merging both his scientific and personal lives into one compelling history, author Degna Marconi recalls the turbulent existence of her father, Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor of the radio. Unable to gain admittance to a university, child prodigy Marconi instead set up a laboratory in his father's attic. These boyhood experiments led to the development of the radio.

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Merging both his scientific and personal lives into one compelling history, author Degna Marconi recalls the turbulent existence of her father, Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor of the radio. Unable to gain admittance to a university, child prodigy Marconi instead set up a laboratory in his father's attic. These boyhood experiments led to the development of the radio. Marconi transmitted the first transatlantic wireless message in 1902.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940026815029
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
620 KB

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