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Robert Millikan, 1868-1943 Millikan's setup for the oil drop experiment, 1909
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Throop Hall, Caltech, 1912 Albert Einstein at Caltech, 1932 Millikan on LA: “the westernmost outpost of Nordic civilization . . . [with] a population which is twice as Anglo-Saxon as that existing in New York, Chicago or any of the great cities of this country. "
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C. Lauritsen and R. D. Bennet in the Caltech High Voltage Testing Laboratory at the control board of the high-voltage x-ray tube Lauritsen later redesigned as a particle accelerator. Lab funded by the Sothern California Edison Company Hoover Dam, Ansel Adams, 1942 “Approach the conditions existing in stars”
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Bell Research Laboratories, 1925 Frank Jewett (AT&T): “the
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  • Summer '13
  • Dr.Ackert
  • Electron, Robert Millikan, oil drop experiment, California Institute of Technology, x-ray tube Lauritsen, Voltage Testing Laboratory

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