Oil Drop Experiment
Experiment created by Robert Millikan
Vocabulary to Know
Oil Drop Experiment Purpose
The purpose of the oil drop experiment is to determine the size of the charge of an electron.
How It's Done
What This Means For Science
Millikan's oil drop experiment helped quantify the charge of an electron which contributed to our understanding of the atom and the atomic theory.
Millikan's Oil Drop Experiment
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