Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, FRS was born June 12, 1851 – died August 22, 1940.  Lodge was born at Penkhull in Stoke-on-Trent and educated at Adams’ Grammar School, was a physicist and writer involved in the development of the wireless telegraph. Lodge, in his Royal Institution lectures (“The Work of Hertz and Some of His Successors”) coined the term “coherer.” He gained the “syntonic” (or tuning) patent from the United States Patent Office in 1898. He was also credited by Lorentz (1895) with the first published description of the Lorentz contraction hypothesis, in 1893.


Original Oliver Lodge Autograph, signed on Card Stock. Regular Price – $ 300.00 / Sale Price – $ 195.00.

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