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Robert A. Millikan

Physicist Robert A. Millikan

Profession: Physicist

United States of America

Biography: 1923 Nobel Prize in Physics - Photoelectric effect

Born: March 22, 1868
Birthplace: Morrison, Illinois, USA
Star Sign: Aries

Died: December 19, 1953 (aged 85)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1902-04-10 Physicist Robert A. Millikan (34) weds Greta Blanchard

Historical Events

  • 1925-11-09 Robert A. Millikan confirms the existence of cosmic rays from outer space in a speech to the National Academy of Sciences at Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1925-11-11 American scientist Robert A. Millikan announces discovery of cosmic rays

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