The Nobel Prize in Physics 1909

Guglielmo Marconi

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Prize share: 1/2

Karl Ferdinand Braun

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Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1909 was awarded jointly to Guglielmo Marconi and Karl Ferdinand Braun "in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy."

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