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Reference numberMS/928/2/169
LevelItem
TitleLetter from George Gabriel Stokes, Lensfield Cottage, Cambridge, to Charles Vernon Boys
Date27 December 1897
DescriptionBoys's letter reached him after he had received the enclosure on Christmas Day and the explanation has cleared up things that had puzzled Stokes about the explosion photograph.. He should have guessed that the explosion was made by electricity. Discusses what the photograph shows and the resulting behaviour of gases. What he took to be rapidly moving stones may have been the smoke trails left by projected explosive.
Extent1p.
FormatTypescript
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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