Reference numberMS/928/2/195
TitleLetter from Robert Williams Wood, Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin, 237 Langdon Street, Madison, Wisconsin, to Charles Vernon Boys
Date13 January [1900]
DescriptionIt is kind of Boys to assure Wood of a good time in London, where he expects to arrive on 6 February. The Society of Arts lecture in on 14 February and he believes that the diffraction chromos should not be seen before that event. They are improved and stereoscopic. He has a new pseudoscope that gives better results. He notes a glass plate with a microscopic structure showing mock suns and halos which can be projected and discusses new sound wave photographs, illustrating his thoughts with sketches. He has kinetoscope film showing the development of a wave in motion.

The letter is dated 13 January 1899, but content indicates that this is in error, for 1900.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5783Wood; Robert Williams (1868 - 1955)1868 - 1955
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