Karl Janskey

By: Karlie Schwingel


~First detector of radio waves.

~Graduated from the University of Wisconsin.

~Became a researcher in the Bell Telephone Lab in 1928.

~In 1933 his theories were published. Some in the New York Times

~Was awarded an Army-Navy certificate of appreciation for his work on radio direction during WWII.


* Identifyed 3 types of static; near by thunderstorms, distant thunderstorms and, a faint steady hiss of an unknown origin.thesestatics interfered with radio transmition.

* Found radio waves from beyond our solar system.

Some of his family

Karl Jansky