Google Doodle commemorates the birthday of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz with an interactive doodle on its home page which is displayed across all of its global websites. The interactive doodle sports a wave propagating in the form of Google’s logo and is displayed in the default color of Google’s logo.
Heinrich Rudolf Hertz is a German physicist who have clarified and expanded the electromagnetic theory of light and is the first one to prove the existence of electromagnetic waves with the help of engineering instruments to transmit and receive radio pulses using various experimental ways that ruled out all other known wireless phenomenon’s existed.
Heinrich Rudolf Hertz born on February 22, 1857 in Hamburg, to Gustav Ferdinand Hertz & Anna Elisabeth Pfefferkorn, his father is a writer and later became a senator. Hertz have obtained a PhD from the University of Berlin and have got fame with his work in electronics, electromagnetic inventions and have developed Hertz Antenna receiver, Hertz have also worked on Contact Mechanics and has made few well known contributions in electrodynamics as well.
In 1892, Hertz was diagnosed with infections (after a bout of severe migraines) and even underwent with few operations for correcting the illness, at the age 36 on January 1, 1894 Hertz died in Germany and was buried in Ohlsdorf, Hamburg at the Jewish cemetery.