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Reference numberMM/16/3
LevelItem
TitleLetter from GC Foster to Lord Rayleigh
Date12 April 1892
DescriptionCommenting on a paper by Dr Hermann Sprengel ('The explosion of wet guncotton through cumulative detonation'), in which Sprengel claims to be the originator of the process of cumulative detonation.

Whilst Foster thinks Sprengel's paper is not suitable for publication by the Royal Society, he does suggest the Society should publish a correction to a paper from 1874 by Sir Frederick Abel which Sprengel takes issue with.
Extent5 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6090Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh1842 - 1919
NA6347Foster; George Carey (1835 - 1919); Physicist1835 - 1919
NA6484Sprengel; Hermann Johann Phillipp (1834 - 1906)1834 - 1906
NA3596Abel; Sir; Frederick Augustus (1827 - 1902)1827 - 1902
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