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Google Doodle celebrates Heinrich Rudolf Hertz birthday

 

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Google celebrates the birthday of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (February 22, 1857 – January 1, 1894) who was a German physicist. He clarified and expanded the electromagnetic theory of light that had been put forth by Maxwell. He was the first to satisfactorily demonstrate the existence of electromagnetic waves by building an apparatus to produce and detect radio waves.

The SI unit hertz (Hz) was established in his honor by the IEC in 1930 for frequency, a measurement of the number of times that a repeated event occurs per second (also called “cycles per sec” (cps)). It was adopted by the CGPM  in 1964.

Mr Hertz died at a very young age of 36 only due to the complication caused by Wegener’s granulomatosis at the age of 36 in in Germany.

Google doodle shows a picture in which a wave is flowing. It is simple and clearly tell us that what Google is celebrating. Google never misses to surprise us by celebrating the Scientist birthdays who contributed immensely in the development of our society. When you will click on the Google Doodle, it will redirect to search result of  Heinrich Rudolf Hertz. Naturally the online Wikipedia is on the top result. We also used information related to this great scientist from Wikipedia only.

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