Reference numberNLB/58/884
Alternative reference numberNLB/58 p476
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Arthur Schuster, FRS
Date28 June 1920
DescriptionComplains of the confusion surrounding the role of the National Physical Laboratory's Executive Committee. Describes how the Committee is constituted, with half of its members being of a pure science background, and half of a technical background, and how their role originally was to assist the Director of the Laboratory in questions of pure science and technology. Notes, however, that now the questions that come within its scope are purely administrative and therefore a waste of these eminent scientists' time. Suggests the Executive Committee needs to reconsider its functions.
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NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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