Reference numberNLB/61/15
Alternative reference numberNLB/61 p10
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to D. Morgan Esquire; 4 Leghorn Road, Willesden Junction, N.W.
Date28 April 1921
DescriptionAcknowledges receipt of Mr. D. Morgan's communication in which he claims to have a Euclidian method for the trisection of any angle. Informs him that no paper can be received by the Royal Society unless it be communicated by a Fellow, and notes that to trisect an angle by purely geometrical methods is generally considered by mathematicians to be impossible.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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