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My Father, Marconi (Picas Series #16)
     

My Father, Marconi (Picas Series #16)

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

ISBN-13:
9781550711516
Publisher:
Guernica Editions, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/02/2002
Series:
Picas Series 16 Series , #16
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
4.24(w) x 7.03(h) x 0.65(d)

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