What scientist was born on today's date?

June 12
Pacific Time Zone

Oliver Joseph Lodge (Physics)
Birthday: 1851, Penkhull, Staffordshire, England
Oliver Joseph Lodge became professor of physics and mathematics at Liverpool in 1881. He investigated the propagation of electromagnetic waves in wire and showed that hertzian waves could be used for telegraphic signals using Morse code. Lodge also investigated psychical phenomena.

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