Reference numberNLB/14/443
Alternative reference numberNLB/14 p250
TitleCopy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to John Henry Poynting, [Fellow of the Royal Society]
Date12 March 1897
DescriptionSwinton[?] read his paper yesterday and the facts seemed so novel that Rucker thinks it would be a pity if they did not give him every chance of stating his case. Rucker has not read the paper but writes a line to say that if Poynting thinks it of '[Philosophical] Transactions [of the Royal Society]' merit he can say so and it can go to another referee.

Rucker thinks it a pity Swinton did not try some other material in addition to gas carbon and he thinks the carbon was embedded in a ring of metal which might have something to do with the phenomena. The meeting lasted so long that they had no time for discussion or questioning.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA7852Poynting; John Henry (1852 - 1914)1852 - 1914
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