Robert Andrews Millikan

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Robert A. Millikan
BornRobert Andrews Millikan
22 Mairch 1868(1868-03-22)
Morrison, Illinois, U.S.
Dee'd19 December 1953(1953-12-19) (aged 85)
San Marino, Californie, U.S.
NaitionalityUnitit States
Alma mater
Kent for
Hauf-marrae(s)Greta née Blanchard
Scientific career
ThesisOn the polarization of light emitted from the surfaces of incandescent solids and liquids. (1895)
Doctoral advisor
Other academic advisorsMihajlo Pupin
Albert A. Michelson
Walther Nernst
Doctoral students
Militar career
Service/branchUnitit States Airmy[4]
Years o service1917–1918
RankLieutenant Colonel
UnitAviation 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. He wis a Congregationalist.[5][6]

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  1. "Comstock Prize in Physics". National Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 13 Februar 2011.
  2. "Millikan, son, aide get medals of merit". New York Times. 22 Mairch 1949. Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  3. Physics Tree profile Robert A Millikan
  4. Bates, Charles C. & Fuller, John F. (1 Julie 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.
  5. Millikan, Robert Andrews. Who Was Who. 1920-1929. A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. 1929. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.U240788. closed access publication – ahint peywaw
  6. The Religious Affiliation of Physicist Robert Andrews Millikan.