Robert Andrews Millikan

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

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  1. "Comstock Prize in Physics". National Academy of Sciences. Retrieved February 13, 2011. 
  2. "Millikan, son, aide get medals of merit". New York Times. March 22, 1949. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  3. Physics Tree profile Robert A Millikan
  4. Bates, Charles C. & Fuller, John F. (July 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. 
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