Quote for Sept. 23, 2010: Robert Millikan, Nobel Laureate, Physics, 1923

Quote for Sept. 23, 2010: Robert Millikan, Nobel Laureate, Physics, 1923

"There is no likelihood man can ever tap the power of the atom." -- Robert Andrews Millikan, American physicist and Nobel laureate, 1923..

As part of coverage of Climate Week NYºC 2010, GreenBiz.com is featuring contemporary and historic quotes throughout the event.

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Image of Robert Andrews Millikan courtesy of Nobelprize.org. Photo illustration courtesy of The Climate Group.