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Millikan, Robert A
Millikan
Millikan
Credit: NASA
American physicist, Nobel prize winner, did early research on cosmic rays, built Caltech into preeminent engineering school.

Born: 1868. Died: 1953-01-01.

Robert A. Millikan was a Nobel Prize-winning physicist at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Best known for his research on cosmic rays, he also built Caltech into a world-class educational and scientific institution which he presided over until his retirement in 1946.



Country: USA. Bibliography: 535, 5788.

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