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Robert Andrews Millikan

American physicist
Science walks forward on two feet, namely theory and experiment.

Robert Andrews Millikan (March 22, 1868December 19, 1953) was an American experimental physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics for his measurement of the charge on the electron and for his work on the photoelectric effect. He served as president of Caltech from 1921 to 1945.


  • Cosmic rays
    • Lecture to the British Association, 1928

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