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Hedy Lamarr

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara


ISBN: 9780711246683
Published 05/01/2023
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From the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Hedy Lamarr, the actress and inventor whose curiosity broke boundaries. Young Hedy Lamarr was fascinated with machines. She love to sit with her father and hear all about scientific theories.

A gifted musician and actress, she soon found fame on the stage, but her scientific curiosity never stopped. Electronics, chemistry, engineering - whatever Hedy put her mind to, she came up with ingenious inventions, blazing a trail for women in science and making great strides towards science. As well as a glittering film career, Hedy developed technology that formed the basis of Wifi and Bluetooth used in our world day.

This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of Hedy's astonishing life.