Remembering the oil-drop experiment

@article{Perry2007RememberingTO,
  title={Remembering the oil-drop experiment},
  author={M. Perry},
  journal={Physics Today},
  year={2007},
  volume={60},
  pages={56-60}
}
  • M. Perry
  • Published 2007
  • Art
  • Physics Today
  • In their memoirs, Robert Millikan and Harvey Fletcher describe what happened during the months leading up to their now-famous measurements on charged droplets. But intriguing differences in the accounts make it unclear just who made the key contributions. 

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