Heinrich Rudolf Hertz
#362 Overall Influence

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz

German physicist

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Heinrich Rudolf Hertz was a German physicist who first conclusively proved the existence of the electromagnetic waves predicted by James Clerk Maxwell’s equations of electromagnetism. The unit of frequency, cycle per second, was named the “hertz” in his honor.

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TU Dresden
TU Dresden

Institute of higher education in the city of Dresden

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Technical University of Munich
Technical University of Munich

Public research university in Germany

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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

University in Karlsruhe established in 2009 from the merger of the University of Karlsruhe and the Karlsruhe Research Center

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University of Bonn
University of Bonn

Public research university located in Bonn, Germany

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Humboldt University of Berlin
Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university located in Berlin, Germany

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University of Kiel
University of Kiel

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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

German university in Munich, Bavaria

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#15 World Rank
Engineering
#89 World Rank
Physics
#2614 World Rank
Philosophy