Millikan, Robert A.

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Name
Millikan, Robert A. Gender: M
born on 22 March 1868 at 23:30 (= 11:30 PM )
Place Morrison, USA, 41n49, 89w58
Timezone LMT m89w57 (is local mean time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Drew
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 02°53' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 20°39 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 05°08'



Robert A. Millikan

Biography

American physicist who was noted for his measurement of the electrical charge carried by the electron and for his contributions to cosmic-ray research. As a result of his electron-charge discovery, he was awarded the 1923 Nobel Prize for physics. His textbooks included "Electricity, Sound and Light," 1908 and "Elementary Physics," 1936. He also wrote a book designed for the general reader entitled "Science and Life," 1923.

Died on 12/19/1953, Pasadena, CA.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1923 (Nobel Prize for physics)

Source Notes

Drew quotes him. (Same in Sabian Symbols No.685)

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 85)
  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Abstract thought
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize (1923)