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Poldhu

(pôldyo͞o`, pôl`dyo͞o), town, Cornwall, SW England. Guglielmo MarconiMarconi, Guglielmo, Marchese
, 1874–1937, Italian physicist, celebrated for his development of wireless telegraphy (see radio). In the field of electromagnetic waves he correlated and improved inventions of H. R.
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 sent the first transatlantic radio transmission (1901) from Poldhu to Newfoundland.
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The message - simply containing the Morse code signal for the letter 's' - travelled more than 2,000 miles from Poldhu in Cornwall to Newfoundland in Canada and won him worldwide fame and a Nobel Prize in physics in 1909.
The little Poldhu cafe was excellent, serving Ann's home-made pasties, a third generation family business, and Kelly's Cornish ice-cream topped with clotted cream.
The more ambitious can walk to Lizard Point via the idyllic beach at Kynance Cove, or a little further north is the surfer's paradise that is Poldhu Beach.
And here in 1901 Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic wireless communication in Morse code from Poldhu, Cornwall.
makes home I headed next to historic Signal Hill, site of the final battle of the Seven Years' War in 1762, and it was here in 1901 that Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic wireless communication, in Morse code from Poldhu, Cornwall.
makes at home I headed next to historic Signal Hill, site of the final battle of the Seven Years' War in 1762, and it was here in 1901 that Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic wireless communication, in Morse code from Poldhu, Cornwall.
Volunteers are clearing the 2,000 detergent bottles from Poldhu Beach, on the Lizard, as they pose a potential risk to wildlife.
is the bird I headed next to historic Signal Hill, site of the final battle of the Seven Years' War in 1762, and it was here in 1901 that Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic wireless communication, in Morse code from Poldhu, Cornwall.
This was the site of the final battle of the Seven Years' War in 1762, and it was here in 1901 that Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic wireless communication, in Morse code from Poldhu, Cornwall.
John's, Newfoundland and Poldhu, Cornwall (England), earning him the Nobel Prize in Physics for.
John's, Newfoundland and Poldhu, Cornwall (England), earning him the Nobel Prize in Physics for 1909, one which he shared with Karl Braun.