Reference numberMC/8/3
TitleLetter from Thomas Ayers, Yarmouth, to the Secretary of the Royal Society
Date10 January 1867
DescriptionRegarding the Society's refusal of his theory on the existence of an ethereal medium filling all space. Ayers cites a recent publication in the 'Scientific Review' on an experiment by [Peter Guthrie] Tait and Balfour Stewart and sees his own theory proven correct in the article. Ayers now intends to publish his own paper along with his correspondence with the Society to garner public support.
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Related records in the catalogueMC/7/388
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NA6042Stewart; Balfour (1828 - 1887)1828 - 1887
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