Small Hertzian oscillator, made by E E Robinson, England, 1894. Used by Oliver Lodge in his lecture before the Royal Institution on 1 June 1894 on ‘The work of Hertz and his successors’
Small Hertzian oscillator, made by E E Robinson, England, 1894. Used by Oliver Lodge in his lecture before the Royal Institution on 1 June 1894 on ‘The work of Hertz and his successors’.
This oscillator was used by Sir Oliver Lodge in his experiments based on the work of Heinrich Hertz, in which he transmitted and received electric waves over a short distance. It was also used by Lodge when he delivered a lecture entitled 'The Work of Hertz and His Successors' to the Royal Institution on 1 June 1894, and later to the Royal Society, and the British Association for the Advancement of Science at its meeting in Oxford on 14 August 1894.
- Science Museum, Information Age Gallery: Cable
- Radio Communication
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- Donated by Mr. Oliver Lodge [Grandson of Sir Oliver Lodge]
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