1914 · Boston, New York, Chicago, London, Atlanta, Dallas, Columbus, San Francisco
by Millikan, Robert Andrews; Gale, Henry Gordon ; Bishop, Edwin Sherwood
Boston, New York, Chicago, London, Atlanta, Dallas, Columbus, San Francisco: Ginn and Company, 1914. Cloth. Good. vi, 135 pages. 8 x 10 1/2 inches. Publisher's blue cloth. Overall wear. Name of John Evans, Paris High School on front flyleaf. Front pastedown notes "Examined, May 14th, 1917, Grade 95%, B. L. Parker". Many detailed manuscript notes in an unknown hand throughout, many of which add to the usability of the text in our opinion. Cloth. This edition includes at least 50 experiments, with another dozen or so in variants. Each with instructions, questions, and experimental problems.
Millikan was awarded Nobel prize for Physics in 1923 'for his work on the elementary charge of electricity and on the photo-electric effect' Millikan's "oil drop experiment" (not included here) is performed every year by many students. Similarly, there are many useful experiments found here for anyone with a bent towards tinkering, or learning the fundamentals of physics through laboratory experiments.
(Inventory #: 27092)