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Today in History: Marconi’s Radio Signal Crosses the Atlantic

Today in History: Marconi’s Radio Signal Crosses the Atlantic

The first radio signal crossed the Atlantic today in history, thanks to physicist Guglielmo Marconi. In the 1800s, people believed that radio transmissions could travel a maximum of 200 miles before they’d be disrupted by the curvature of the earth. Not to be deterred, physicist Guglielmo Marconi worked to send a transmission not just further