Reference numberNLB/61/382
Alternative reference numberNLB/61 p221
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [John Sealy Edeard] Townsend, FRS
Date29 June 1921
DescriptionRefers to the paper by Professor Taylor Jones, [Morgan and Wheeler], 'The ignition of gases by electric sparks'. Explains that the question still remains whether or not the conduction of heat explains 'certain things'. Notes that an abstract has recently come to his attention which seems to suggest it does not, and that any explanation based soley on the conduction of heat cannot succeed. Asks Professor [John Sealy Edward] Townsend for his opinion on the matter.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA2902Townsend; Sir; John Sealy Edward (1868 - 1957)1868 - 1957
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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