Sir Oliver Lodge

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Noun1.Sir Oliver Lodge - English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)Sir Oliver Lodge - English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
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Crookes and Wallace ranged up on the opposing side, while Sir Oliver Lodge attempted to formulate a compromise that would jibe with his particular cosmic theories.
This idea had been earlier advanced, but not demonstrated, by Sir Oliver Lodge and other students in the new field of radio-activity.
Sir Oliver Lodge has guessed that it is "perhaps the only substantial thing in the material universe"; but no one knows.
WHEN someone asks what I believe, I think of some words of the great physicist, Sir Oliver Lodge (1851-1940) who wrote: "It cannot be simply that the instinct which led people to build cathedrals, and churches in every village, is wholly mistaken.
Believe it or not, the first serious proposal for weather control was put forward by Liverpool University physicist Sir Oliver Lodge in 1914.
She was encouraged by Sir Oliver Lodge, a professor of physics and mathematics who was first Principal of Birmingham University, and inventor of the spark plug.
"Above all, it offers the first chance to have a proper public viewing of the Old Dock, which I am sure will prove to be very popular - so it is a question of book early or be disappointed." Liverpool City Council has also organised a coach tour to discover the works of Jeremiah Horrocks, Liverpool's "Father of Astronomy" and a small exhibition of the work of Sir Oliver Lodge, the inventor of wireless telegraphy and the spark plug, in the Central Library.
Among the group are Joseph Chamberlain, mayor of Birmingham between 1903-05, and Sir Oliver Lodge, the first principal of the university.
It was the year Guglielmo Marconi developed the first radio, the year after British physicist Sir Oliver Lodge discovered you could use radio waves for signalling.
Muirhead, an electrical engineer from East Lothian, joined forces with Sir Oliver Lodge, professor of physics at University College Liverpool.
SINCE reading your article on Sir Oliver Lodge I have been re-reading the biography "My Father, Marconi" by his daughter, Degna.
The factory was built in 1916, although the origin of the plug can be traced back much farther to the famous scientist, Sir Oliver Lodge. He was born in 1851, and grew up with revolutionary ideas about ignition for motorised vehicles.