American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Millikan, Robert Andrews 1868-1953. American physicist. He won a 1923 Nobel Prize for his measurement of the electron charge.
- n. United States physicist who isolated the electron and measured its charge (1868-1953)
“Caltech, in Millikan's view, existed to provide America's scientific leadership.”
“Your scientist Millikan discovered these rays for you, and in your language they are known as Millikan, or Cosmic, rays.”
“Portrait of Noyes, Millikan, Hale hangs in the main dining room at the Athenaeum.”
“These Millikan Middle Schoolers in California want to let you know how it's effecting them:”
“Millikan dropped his Italian oil dressing. de Broglie mostly just stood in the corner and waved.”
“What he knows includes Millikan, some of the protagonists involved in cold fusion, high-temperature superconductivity, and Caltech.”
“Indeed, the only protagonists I would caution in the Millikan chapter are the reporters who may have tried too hard to find misconduct where none existed.”
“The film-makers interviewed Hamilton, psychologists and cult-busting Uniting Church minster David Millikan as well as happy and disgruntled Kenja participants including Cornelia Rau, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia after attending Kenja sessions and ended up in an immigration detention centre.”
“Cult expert the Rev David Millikan said the original intention of the law was being undermined.”
“The Rev Millikan said he was worried that the law was being used in a bid to shut down factually based criticism of religion.”
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