Reference numberNLB/62/771
Alternative reference numberNLB/62 p429
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Lord Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt], Chairman of the Physics Committee and FRS
Date4 May 1922
DescriptionWrites to the Lord Rayleigh on several matters, namely: the possibility of passing [Charles] Chrees' 'The 27-day period (interval) in terrestrial magnetism', [Frank Edward] Smith's 'On an electromagentic method for the measurement of the horizontal intensity of the earth's magnetic field' and E. T. Paris' 'On doubly-resonated hot-wire microphones' under Standing Order 43. Also informs of five new papers that they have received: [Charles Herbert] Lees' 'The thermal stresses in solid and in hollow circular cylinders concentrically heated', [John Cunningham] McLennan's 'On the excitation of characteristic x-rays from light elements', S. Marsh and A. E. Evans' 'On measurements of electrode potential drop with direct current and alternating current electrolysis', N. K. Adam's 'The properties and molecular structure of thin films' parts two and three. Asks what should be done with each.
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NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
NA7877Strutt; Robert John (1875 - 1947); 4th Baron Rayleigh1875 - 1947
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