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Reference numberMS/603/1/76
LevelItem
TitleLetter from [Randal Mowbray Thomas Rawdon Berkeley, 8th Earl of] Berkeley, Foxcombe, near Oxford, to [Joseph] Larmor
CreatorBerkeley; Randal Thomas Mowbray Berkeley, 8th Earl of Berkeley (1865-1942); British physical chemist and landowner
Date5 June 1906
DescriptionLarrmor's letter is full of interest, parts of which had not escaped Berkeley, although he is not a mathematician. He gives a description of membranes, and experiments to force pure water through a membrane, the amount proportional to the pressure used. He attempted to utilise this for the calculation of a correction for the 'solution leak', but it was no good. With regard to the time for reading this paper, he is inexperienced and will probably not explain things properly, but he will describe the method for getting a determination, perhaps simple enough with the aid of a blackboard.
Extent4p.
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
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CodeNameDates
NA8124Berkeley; Randal Thomas Mowbray Rawdon (1865 - 1942); 8th Earl Berkeley; physical chemist and landowner1865 - 1942
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