[the Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World]Downloadable Audiobook - 2011
What do Hedy Lamarr, avant-garde composer George Antheil, and your cell phone have in common? The answer is spread-spectrum radio: a revolutionary inven­tion based on the rapid switching of communications sig­nals among a spread of different frequencies. Without this technology, we would not have the digital comforts that we take for granted today. Only a writer of Richard Rhodes's caliber could do justice to this remarkable story...
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2011.
Edition: Library ed. Unabridged.
Characteristics: 1 sound file (5 hr., 51 min., 44 sec.) : digital.