1896 Radio

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Guglielmo Marconi telecommunication Radio



Beyond proof of concept

The Marconi company bought Edison’s patent, “Means for Transmitting Signals Electrically,” No. 465,971, to help indemnify themselves against the patent war that cast its shadow over them as World War II approached. Marconi did not make it easier when he joined the Italian Fascist party in 1923 and served Benito Mussolini on the Fascist Grand Council.

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