Reference numberMM/22/46
TitleLetter from Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Glencorse, Storey's Way, Cambridge, to 'Dear Crowther'
Date1 October 1925
DescriptionSends a copy of his description of a capillary electrometer from the Royal Society Proceedings of 1916. His promise to write a more detailed account has not been kept. The instrument used for later observations is described in Philosophical Transactions. Gives a description of his horizontal tube electrometer with a sketch.
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NA7953Wilson; Charles Thomson Rees (1869 - 1959); Physicist1869 - 1959
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