Robert Andrews Millikan Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Robert Andrews Millikan

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Biography Of Robert Andrews Millikan
Real NameRobert Andrews Millikan
Nick NameRobert Millikan, Robert A. Millikan
Famous asPhysicist
ReligionCongregational church
Personal Life of Robert Andrews Millikan
Born on22 March 1868
Birthday22nd March
Died At Age85
Sun SignAries
Born inMorrison
Died on19 December 1953
Place of deathSan Marino
Family Background of Robert Andrews Millikan
FatherSilas Franklin Millikan
MotherMary Jane Andrews
Spouse/PartnerGreta Erwin Blanchard
ChildrenMax Franklin, Clark Blanchard Millikan, Glenn Allan Millikan
Education1891 – Oberlin College, 1895 – Columbia University, Maquoketa Community High School
Founder/Co-FounderCalifornia Institute of Technology
Awards1923 – Nobel Prize in Physics 1922 – IEEE Edison Medal 1923 – Hughes Medal

Franklin Medal 1926 – ASME Medal 1913 – Comstock Prize in Physics

Personal Fact of Robert Andrews Millikan

Robert Andrews Millikan was an eminent American experimental physicist who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1923 for his work on photoelectric effect. Born in Illinois, he spent his childhood in a rural setting and attended the Maquoketa High School, Iowa. Thereafter, he did his bachelor’s in the Classics from Oberlin College. It was after he enrolled in college, that he grew interested in experimentation and problem solving.

In the forthcoming years, he graduated with a master’s degree and doctorate in Physics and went on to pursue a career in science. Throughout his career, Robert Millikan was deeply involved in research, writing and academics. His most significant works in the field of physics include measurement of the elementary electronic charge, determination of the accurate value of Planck’s constant, research on the cosmic rays and understanding the photoelectric effect.

As a teacher, he was involved with the University of Chicago and the California Institute of Technology. He authored and co-authored approximately a dozen books and several of his works were later converted to text books and guidebooks.

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