Heinrich Rudolf Hertz 155th Birthday Google Doodle, 22 February 2012

Google Doodle for Heinrich Rudolf Hertz’s 155th birthday is displayed by Google search engine on February 22, 2012. Google paid tribute with a glittering doodle to the German physicist who clarified electromagnetic theory of light.

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (February 22, 1857 – January 1, 1894) was a German physicist who 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.

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