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Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World | Clip | Hollywood Icon Hedy Lamarr

In 1941 the Nazi’s are winning the war in Europe. The Nazi U boats are fast and agile and the allied torpedoes are not very accurate. Hollywood star, a secret inventor, Hedy Lamarr is determined to help fight the Nazis. Inspired by a player piano, she invents a way to control torpedoes remotely and creates the world’s first secret communications system.

S1 E6 | 0:02:56 | AIRED: 5/22/2019 |
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