Science: Signer Marconi Returns

Guglielmo Marconi, having returned to London from his two months' experimental cruise in the South Atlantic (TIME, March 24), announced the success of his system of " directive wireless telegraphy," which eliminates atmospheric disturbances and sends messages to one place only. He transmitted messages 2,250 miles from the Cape Verde Islands, using much less power, but faster and more cheaply than the ordinary long distance system can send from London to Paris. He utilizes waves previously unused. " Wireless is still in its infancy," is his message to the world. Marconi now plans...

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