Reference numberJHJ/2/7/2
Previous numbersJ1
TitleLetter from Jeans to himself
Date24 April 1902
DescriptionJeans' 'reply' to the letter he wrote on 19 Apil 1902 (JHJ/2/7/1). He writes: "We have never been perfectly confidential, have we? And you can't expect me to begin. Only don't imagine that you're the inside one: quite the contrary - I'm inside you; though there may be yet another wheel within mine. And you certainly are not the outside sitter: so there must be at least four of us - we two, and one outside you, and another inside me". He signs the letter Jeans II.
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NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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