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’It’s been called the invention that changed the world, it’s been called one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs of this century, and it’s been called the invention that won the Second World War. We’re talking about what is conventionally known as radar, and a major part of that story began right here at the University of Alberta, in 1938, when a young man by the name of Fred Heath graduated with a degree in Applied Science, Electrical Engineering.” University of Alberta Engineer Magazine

http://ieee.ca/millennium/radar/radar_heath.pdf