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Hedy Lamarr - Beauty AND Brains! She and co-inventor, George Antheil, hold a 1942 patent for a frequency-hopping device to make radio-guided torpedoes harder for enemies to detect or jam. The technology is still in use today in spread-spectrum devices like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi network connections, and CDMA used in some cordless and wireless telephones.

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Hedy Lamarr the Inventor

Hedy Lamarr was a great Inventor - Hedy Lamarr was, of course, not a mathematician nor a complexity theorist. She was one of the great movie actresses of all time, and was once “voted” the most beautiful woman in the world. She was also an inventor. Lamarr is a great example of how an amateur can both overcome and be stopped by barriers that amateurs face in working in science and technology.

from CBS News

Hedy Lamarr: Inventor of WiFi

As war clouds grew, and an ocean liner carrying refugee British children was torpedoed by a German U-Boat, Lamarr was motivated to contribute to the Allied effort. A hobbyist inventor - she kept a part...

from Etsy

Hedy Lamarr Inventor of Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum Linocut Portrait - Woman Scientist, Inventor and Hollywood Star Print Portrait


Celebrating Hedy Lamarr: Military Technology Inventor and First Woman To Fake It In Film [Video]

Celebrating Hedy Lamarr: Military Technology Inventor and First Woman To Fake It In Film

Scribbit | A Blog About Motherhood in Alaska with info on podcasts for Stuff you missed in history class and Stuff you should know. Found out something I never knew about Ms. Lamar. She was not just a pretty face...


Actress Hedy Lamarr was also a mathematician and the inventor of frequency hopping spread spectrum, a technology still used for bluetooth and wifi. Thanks to LGBT Equality World Wide for the share!

from CBS News

Hedy Lamarr: Inventor of WiFi

While the sexy photo tradition dates all the way back to the things took off with the pinup girls of the and During WWII, the boys overseas hung the girls' pictures in their lockers, and the rest is history. Many of these beauties, like

Hedy Lamarr was a Hollywood actress and co-inventor with composer George Antheil of an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping, necessary for today's wireless communication.