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Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Making Waves: How Marconi's Wireless Legacy Takes Us Ever Further Into Space. Lecture at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford. Wednesday 29 October 2014

To EIAG members
Please note this following event on Marconi in your diaries.  We have just been told about it and feel that it would be of an interest to many of our members. Note that it is not booked via ESAH but through the on-line link which is given.

Making Waves: How Marconi’s wireless legacy takes us ever further into space
as part of the Changing Chelmsford week

When:      29 October 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where:     Anglia Ruskin University
Campus:  Anglia Ruskin University - Business School, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford,Essex CM1 1SH  UK

Contact:   01245 684723
Host:        Chris Neale - Chelmsford engineering society
Cost:        Free

Prof. Francesco Parasce Marconi, grandson of Guglielmo Marconi, the founder of the world’s very first wireless factory to Chelmsford, will talk about his grandfather, the Marconi family and how Guglielmo’s discoveries and inventions continue to play an important role in modern communications both here on Earth and far out into space. This brilliance and dedication however, had its personal costs in family and politics, Francesco will share his personal insight into an amazingly driven and visionary individual who had such a profound influence on creating the modern ‘connected’ world.

The timing of this talk is particularly appropriate in the centenary year of the outbreak of the WW1 in which Marconi equipment designed and built in our town became so important to our Navy, Army and the Royal Flying Corp.

Jane Giffould
EIAG membership secretary

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