Guglielmo Marconi at 150: A Legacy of Connection and Innovation

May 15, 2024 99

BY: Chiara Dalessio

Nobel Laureate in Physics and father of long-distance radio transmission  Guglielmo Marconi, was born on April 25, 1874, in Bologna. Italy began celebrating his 150th birthday last week.

There is no need to explain why Marconi is important for the history of Italy and the world: his pioneering work laid the foundation for modern wireless communication and transformed the way people exchanged information, breaking the constraints of distance and permanently changing media, warfare, and social interactions.

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