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Hedy's folly : the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world

Author: Richard Rhodes
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Vintage books edition, July 2012View all editions and formats
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Describes the lesser-known technological talents of actress Hedy Lamarr and the collaborative work with avant-garde composer George Antheil that eventually led to the development of spread-spectrum radio, cell phones, and GPS systems.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Hedy Lamarr; Hedy Lamarr; Hedy Lamarr; George Antheil
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Rhodes
ISBN: 9780385534383 0385534388 9780385534390 0385534396 9780307742957 0307742954
OCLC Number: 808382026
Description: ix, 261 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Hedy Lamarr, inventor --
A charming Austrian girl --
Bad boy of music --
Mechanisms --
Between times --
Leaving Fritz --
Cinemogling --
Frequency hopping --
Flashes of genius --
Red-hot apparatus --
O pioneers!
Responsibility: Richard Rhodes.

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Describes the lesser-known technological talents of actress Hedy Lamarr and the collaborative work with avant-garde composer George Antheil that eventually led to the development of spread-spectrum radio, cell phones, and GPS systems.

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