Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for 2010 for their discovery of the two dimensional material Graphine. Andre Geim was also awarded the Hughes medal by the Royal Society in 2010. He is shown here receiving a copy of the D. E. Hughes Biography from the author to accompany the medal. For more information on the Royal Society, the Hughes medal, and its recipients, Click Here.
Professor Andre Geim with Professor John Pethican, receiving the Royal Society Hughes Medal.
This English Heritage Blue Plaque commemorates D.E. Hughes discoveries and is located in Great Portland Street.
The life inventions and discoveries of one of the most decorated Victorian scientists. Performed mobile wireless experiments in 1879.
Three Nail Experiment
This video of a reproduction Hughes three nail microphone experiment is provided by the Historical Radio Society of Australia.
Carbon Pencil Microphone Experiment
This video of a reproduction Hughes carbon pencil microphone experiment is provided by the Historical Radio Society of Australia.
1928 Carbon Mic
This video by Soundmangler shows the components and operation of a carbon granule microphone.