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Dr. Robert A. Millikan: Fundamental Measurements in Electricity and Radiation, 1937

Introduction: Robert A. Millikan

Robert Millikan was devoted to teaching and stressed the importance of laboratory-based learning. He also held many administrative and leadership responsibilities in the field of science. Millikan's accomplishments were the design and fine-tuning of experiments that confirmed the most important scientific theories of his time, providing the implications for atomic theory.

Who was Robert Millikan? What was his oil drop experiment and what did it prove?

These pages hold the answers to these questions and tell the fascinating story of one man's discoveries.