Lecture on Hedy Lamarr: Film Star & Inventor of Spread Spectrum

A Salon Lecture on Hedy Lamarr, WWII Hollywood Screen Siren & Inventor of Spread Spectrum Technology.

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Göteborgs universitet, Humanisten

lördag maj 07, 16:00 - 17:00

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A Salon Lecture on Hedy Lamarr, Hollywood screen siren & inventor of Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum Technology. With scenes from the 21x Award-Winning, Internationally-Acclaimed play "HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr" with Fulbright Specialist Heather Massie. Explores the life, inventions and person of Hedy Lamarr, Viennese-born Hollywood film star of the 1930s-50s. Known as ‘The Most Beautiful Woman in the World’, she also invented technology during WWII to make torpedoes more accurate. Her invention is used today in cell phones, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth and myriad other wireless systems.

With Q&A.

With the support of the U.S. Embassy in Sweden.

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Heather Massie, Writer/performer

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Tema: Det okända

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Göteborgs universitet, Humanisten

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