His mother was the daughter of the overseer. The whole controversy may have been one of the reasons why Relativity was not mentioned in when Einstein was awarded the Nobel prize. His father was no longer around to point that out to him There were in fact 5 papers involved; Millikan is named as sole author of the first and most important one, Fletcher is named as the sole author of 2 others including the one he used as his doctoral dissertation and the last two appeared with both names as joint authors.
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However, tthe World was apparently not quite ready for that yet Harvey Fletcher himself summarized his collaboration with Millikan in the June issue of Physics Today.
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Unfortunately the single-droplet method had a serious flaw. That event took place on March 1, Drude used "c" for electromagnetism, but in an optical context he retained the symbol "V" which had been introduced by James Clerk Maxwell. Millikan, Begeman and a new graduate student named Harvey Fletcher discussed the situation and decided to try to do the experiment with some substance that evaporated less rapidly than water.
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When Fletcher got the busy Millikan to look through his telescope at the dancing suspended droplets of oil, Millikan immediately dropped all work on water, and turned his attention to refining the oil-drop method.
Much later the ideal gas law was formulated in Others simply make an occasional involuntary typo. If you must know, this list is sorted alphabetically with respect to the main unit, scale, quantity, or concept involved.
One of them had a tube connection to attach the pump, with a valve to close it off. Millikan assigned to Fletcher the job of devising a way to do the experiment using mercury or glycerin or oil.
This itself was a phenomenon of considerable current scientific interest.The Magdeburg hemispheres, around 50 cm (20 inches) in diameter, were designed to demonstrate the vacuum pump that Guericke had invented.
One of them had a tube connection to attach the pump, with a valve to close it off. Everything of importance has been said before, by somebody who did not discover it.
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