Reference numberNLB/32/508
Alternative reference numberNLB/32 p285
TitleCopy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Karl Pearson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]
Date22 March 1906
DescriptionLarmor has been handed, by Archibald Geikie, the papers associated with Dr Pearl's paper, reporting that the mathematical referee advised an abstract be published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, with the full paper to be published elsewhere to ensure a suitable audience; while the biologist referee was favourably impressed with the biology, but remarked that he did not understand the statistics.

Larmor supposes that the committee must make the decision in such a case, noting that the secretaries could not have anticipated this. He further notes the great difficulty encountered in finding referees at all.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8002Pearson; Karl (1857 - 1936); statistician and eugenicist1857 - 1936
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); physicist1857 - 1942
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