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A Laboratory Course in Physics for Secondary Schools:

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ISBN-10: 1408676362

ISBN-13: 9781408676363

Edition: 2008

Authors: Robert Andrews Millikan

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List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 148
Language: English

An American experimental physicist, Robert Millikan graduated from Oberlin College in 1891 and received his M.A. there in 1893. He earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1895. One year later, Millikan joined the faculty at the University of Chicago and remained there until 1921, with the exception of the time he spent in government and military service during World War I. From Chicago Millikan went to the California Institute of Technology, where he spent the rest of his career. Millikan made the first determination of the charge of the electron and of Planck's constant. He was awarded the 1923 Nobel Prize in physics for these contributions. The determination of the charge on the…