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16/03/1859 Russian physicist Alexander Stepanovich Popov is born

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Invention of Radio by A.S. Popov

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Who Really Invented the Radio?

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Alexander Stepanovich Popov

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ICT DISCOVERY: Popov´s radio system saves lives

Popov is considered an inventor of the radio in Russia. He actually developed a device similar to the radio. But he wanted to detect lightning with it. In March 1896 he used his invention to transmit a message between two buildings inside a university campus in St Petersburg. This day is celebrated as the radio day in Russia.
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