Hedy Lamarr: How did a Hollywood starlet invent cellular technology?


 Austrian born actress Hedy Lamarr (1913 - 2000) models a long flowing dress whilst reclining on a crescent moon in a publicity shot for her film 'The Heavenly Body'. (Photo by Clarence Sinclair Bull/John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images)
Austrian born actress Hedy Lamarr (1913 - 2000) models a long flowing dress whilst reclining on a crescent moon in a publicity shot for her film 'The Heavenly Body'. (Photo by Clarence Sinclair Bull/John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images)

Hedy Lamarr was an extraordinarily beautiful film star, but she wasn't just another pretty face. In this podcast, Sarah and Deblina recount Hedy's biography and her little-known career as an inventor. Tune in to learn more about Hedy Lamarr.

Topics in this Podcast: women, 20th century, entertainment history, Austrian history, U.S. history, biographies, science history, women in STEM, women's rights, American history