Reference numberNLB/64/677
Alternative reference numberNLB/64 p381
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh FRS
Date31 May 1923
DescriptionUpdates Lord Rayleigh on 2 papers. That James Hopwood Jeans disagrees with [Ernest] Rutherford's review of [Basil Ferdinand Jamieson] Schonland on 'The Passage of Cathods Rays through Matter'' on its arguments. Suggest [Owen Willians] Richardson as a second referee. Also that the 'The measurement of thermal conductivity' by [Ezer] Griffiths and [George William Clarkson] Kaye has now been returned to Glazebrook by the second referee who is favourable to its publication, but makes the same criticisms as the first referee, [Chales Herbert] Lees, that the legth of the paper needs to be reduced. Informs that [Joseph Ernest] Peteval has been written to ask if the Griffiths and Kaye would be willing to make these reductions, which has alreday been done, while meeting the criticisms of the 2 referees. Although the paper is still too long, Jeans states it may be more suitable for publishing in Proceedings than in Transactions and asks if it should be passed under Standing Order 34 for publication.
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Related records in the catalogueEC/1938/14
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7877Strutt; Robert John (1875 - 1947); 4th Baron Rayleigh1875 - 1947
NA8278Rutherford; Ernest (1871 - 1937); Baron Rutherford of Nelson1871 - 1937
NA7014Richardson; Sir; Owen Willans (1879 - 1959)1879 - 1959
NA688Lees; Charles Herbert (1864 - 1952)1864 - 1952
NA8267Petavel; Sir; Joseph Ernest (1873 - 1936)1873 - 1936
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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