Robert Andrews Millikan

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Nobel prize medal.svg Robert A. Millikan
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Born Robert Andrews Millikan
Mairch 22, 1868(1868-03-22)
Morrison, Illinois, U.S.
Died December 19, 1953(1953-12-19) (aged 85)
San Marino, Californie, U.S.
Naitionality Unitit States
Fields Pheesics
Alma mater
Thesis On the polarization of light emitted from the surfaces of incandescent solids and liquids. (1895)
Doctoral advisor
Ither academic advisors Mihajlo Pupin
Albert A. Michelson
Walther Nernst
Doctoral students
Kent for
Notable awairds
Spoose Greta née Blanchard
Military career
Service/branch Unitit States Airmy[4]
Years o service 1917–1918
Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Unit Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps

Robert Andrews Millikan (Mairch 22, 1868 – December 19, 1953) wis an American experimental pheesicist honoured wi the Nobel Prize for Pheesics in 1923 for the meisurment o the elementar electronic chairge an for his wirk on the photoelectric effect.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Physics Tree profile Robert A Millikan
  2. "Comstock Prize in Physics". National Academy of Sciences. Retrieved Februar 13, 2011. 
  3. "Millikan, son, aide get medals of merit". New York Times. Mairch 22, 1949. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  4. Bates, Charles C. & Fuller, John F. (Julie 1, 1986). "Chapter 2: The Rebirth of Military Meteorology". America's Weather Warriors, 1814–1985. Texas A&M University Press. pp. 17–20. ISBN 978-0890962404.