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 Name Robert Andrews Millikan
Profession Physicists
Nick Name Robert Millikan, Robert A. Millikan
Famous as Physicist
Nationality American
Religion Congregational church
Personal Life of Robert Andrews Millikan
Born on 22 March 1868
Birthday 22nd March
Died At Age 85
Sun Sign Aries
Born in Morrison
Died on 19 December 1953
Place of death San Marino
City Illinois
Family Background of Robert Andrews Millikan
Father Silas Franklin Millikan
Mother Mary Jane Andrews
Spouse/Partner Greta Erwin Blanchard
Children Max Franklin, Clark Blanchard Millikan, Glenn Allan Millikan
Education 1891 – Oberlin College, 1895 – Columbia University, Maquoketa Community High School
Founder/Co-Founder California Institute of Technology
Awards 1923 – 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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