Reference numberMS/377/1/136
TitleLetter from Silvanus Phillips Thompson, University College, Bristol, to [William Fletcher] Barrett
Date28 February 1880
DescriptionIs pleased that his suggestion of using the motograph telephone as a transmittor was successful. His failure to secure a Birmingham post, although he 'ran Poyting closely'. Describes the Trevelyan Rocker and draws Barrett's attention to de Fonvielle's 'very stupid' attack on Crookes' radial matter and kinetic theory of gases.
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NA7141Thompson; Silvanus Phillips (1851 - 1916); physicist and electrical engineer1851 - 1916
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