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Millikan

Robert Andrews. 1868--1953, US physicist. He measured the charge of an electron (1910), verified Einstein's equation for the photoelectric effect (1916), and studied cosmic rays; Nobel prize for physics 1923
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We make use of the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) software and develop a simulation of the Millikan oil drop experiment (Esquembre 2015).
Millikan said that after a foot chase, Myers was lying in a gangway with his feet out of the gangway and his legs extended toward the officer as he was propped up on his left elbow.
Shea reasons that Millikan discerns what constitutes the difference between intentionality and other kinds of natural functions, and relies on the consumer mechanism to fix content (normativity is built into content attribution).
Dar clases de fisica elemental le produjo a Millikan muchas preguntas que por lo regular quedaban sin respuesta y, en cuanto pudo ahorrar cierto capital, se matriculo en la Universidad de Columbia, de la que obtuvo una maestria en fisica, en 1893.
Hats off to Long Beach Millikan, they had a great year.
Millikan shares with some linguists and philosophers the idea that conventions are central to language, but she has her own view about how we should understand "convention".
Mechanic LE, Millikan RC, Player J, de Cotret AR, Winkel S, Worley K, et al.
As violent as the crime was, Millikan said he is surprised it doesn't happen more often given the level of violence in society.
Millikan, of Whitcroft Road, Kensington, pleaded guilty at Liverpool crown court to five charges of obtaining property by deception.
Millikan recommends prescribing the full therapy to compliant patients to achieve a quicker response.
Millikan, chairman of the department of dermatology at Tulane University, New Orleans.
New Thoughts begins by reviewing the small literature that already exists on this topic, discussing the work of Paul Boghossian, Steven Schiffer, Ruth Millikan, and John Campbell at length (chapters 1 and 2), and explaining Lawlor's dissatisfaction with existing views.