Robert Andrews Millikan

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United States physicist who isolated the electron and measured its charge (1868-1953)


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In addition to currently directing the Evolution of Human Languages Program there, Gell-Mann teaches in the Physics and Astronomy Department of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and is the Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Theoretical Physics Emeritus at Caltech.
The American physicist Robert Andrews Millikan (1868-1953) tackled the job.
The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Robert Andrews Millikan of the California Institute of Technology for his "work on the elementary electric charge and on the photoelectric effect" while professor of physics at the University of Chicago from 1906 and 1916.
He is also the Robert Andrews Millikan Professor Emeritus at the California Institute of Technology, where he joined the faculty in 1955.
The study, led by David Baltimore, California Institute of Technology's Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Biology and postdoctoral scholar Jesse D.