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The autobiography of Robert A. Millikan

Author: Robert Andrews Millikan
Publisher: New York : Arno Press, 1980.
Series: Three centuries of science in America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Biographies
Named Person: Robert Andrews Millikan; Robert Andrews Millikan; Robert Andrews Millikan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Andrews Millikan
ISBN: 0405125585 9780405125584
OCLC Number: 5750438
Notes: Reprint of the 1st ed. published by Prentice-Hall, New York, 1950.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 311 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Early childhood and education --
Collegiate and graduate education --
European contacts in the nineties --
Early teaching, organizing and textbook writing at Chicago --
Chicago friendships, courtships, and marriage --
Early research activities at Chicago --
My oil-drop venture --
Increased responsibilities and a further look at Europe in 1912 --
The experimental proof of the existence of the photon --
Extracurricular activities at Chicago --
The national academy of sciences and the beginnings of the national research council --
Mobilizing science for war --
The submarine menace in World War I --
Big and little events in 1918 --
Transition and reconversion years --
My transfer to Caltech --
My early years at C.I.T. --
C.I.T. projects --
The road to peace --
Forks on the road --
The two supreme elements in human progress.
Series Title: Three centuries of science in America.
Responsibility: Robert A. Millikan.

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