22 Feb

Google Doodle celebrates Scientist Heinrich Hertz’s 155th Birthday

google doodle Heinrich Hertz
google doodle Heinrich Hertz

Google Doodle celebrates the 155th birthday of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (February 22, 1857 – January 1, 1894), a German physicist who clarified & expanded the electromagnetic theory of light that had been put forth by Maxwell.

He was the first scientist to satisfactorily demonstrate the existence of electromagnetic waves by building an apparatus to produce & detect radio waves.

He died due to an infection known as Wegener’s granulomatosis at the age of 36 in Germany.

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