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Reference numberMM/16/152
LevelItem
TitleLetter from JD Roberton, Royal Society, to Sir John Herschel
Date3 November 1843
DescriptionOn the referral to Herschel of a paper by James D Forbes. Herschel was asked to judge whether the paper was suitable to be awarded the Royal Society's Gold Medal.

The paper in question ("On the Transparency of the Atmosphere and the Law of Extinction of the Solar Rays in Passing through It") was the Bakerian Lecture of 1842.
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); Astronomer1792 - 1871
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