Reference numberMS/850/2/4
TitleLetter from Dr David R Pye, Ministry of Aircraft Production, Millbank, London to Secretary of the Royal Society [Sir Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton], The Royal Society, Burlington House, London
DescriptionLetter enclosed with sealed envelopes containing the papers 'Evidence for Potential Divergent Nuclear Reaction Chain, in a System Below the Critical Size Containing U and D' [by Hans von Halban, Lew Kowarski] and 'Evidence for the Disintegration of Deuterium by Fast Neutrons' [by Hans von Halban, Lew Kowarski, F W Fenning and H F Freundlich]. Asks that the Royal Society accept the papers for safekeeping. Stamped as received 1 April 1941.
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Related materialLetter concerns deposit of papers MS/850/1/7-8, see further correspondence on deposit of these papers MS/850/2/5-6
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8212Egerton; Sir; Alfred Charles Glyn (1886 - 1959); chemist1886 - 1959
NA1120Pye; Sir; David Randall (1886 - 1960)1886 - 1960
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