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So many PRETTY things… (33 photos)

So many PRETTY things… (33 photos)

Hedy Lamarr ~ was an American actress and inventor, celebrated for her great beauty, who was a contract star of MGM's "Golden Age." She played in the movie "Samson and Delilah"

Hedy Lamarr - Hollywood glamour girl, "most beautiful woman in Europe". Also  co-invented an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping, necessary to wireless communication from the pre-computer age to the present day.

Hedy Lamarr - Hollywood glamour girl, "most beautiful woman in Europe". Also co-invented an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping, necessary to wireless communication from the pre-computer age to the present day.

Hedy Lamarr, 1940s http://wehadfacesthen.tumblr.com/post/10352108811/hedy-lamarr-1940s

Hedy Lamarr, 1940s ...

Hedy Lamarr, 1940s http://wehadfacesthen.tumblr.com/post/10352108811/hedy-lamarr-1940s

Hedy Lamarr was called the "most beautiful woman in the world" in her day. But what most don't know is that she had the brains to match her beauty, she invented "spread spectrum communications" and "frequency hopping". The U.S. Navy eventually applied this technology to radios used during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and it went on to shape modern technologies such as GPS, Bluetooth in headsets and phones, and U.S. military guided missiles.

Hedy Lamarr was called the "most beautiful woman in the world" in her day. But what most don't know is that she had the brains to match her beauty, she invented "spread spectrum communications" and "frequency hopping". The U.S. Navy eventually applied this technology to radios used during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and it went on to shape modern technologies such as GPS, Bluetooth in headsets and phones, and U.S. military guided missiles.

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