Reference numberNLB/65/722
Alternative reference numberNLB/65 p399
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society
Date12 December 1923
DescriptionInforms James Hopwood Jeans of two new papers communicated by Sir Ernest Rutherford, both by [Charles Drummond] Ellis and [Herbert Wakefield Banks] Skinner: 'A Reinvestigation of the ß-Ray Spectrum of Radium B and Radium C' and 'The Interpretation of ß-Ray Spectra'. Reports that Rutherford considers both papers publishable right away. Informs Jeans of a new paper by [Godfrey Harold] Hardy and E. Landau, 'The Lattice Points of a Circle'. Forwards [Frank Edward] Smith's report of J. E. P. Wagstaff's paper 'An Electrical Method of Determining the Velocity of Detonation of Explosives', communicated by Robert Robertson, which Smith suggests should be published. Discusses the letter to 'the Cancer people' [the British Empire Cancer Campaign Committee?].
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
NA8278Rutherford; Ernest (1871 - 1937); Baron Rutherford of Nelson1871 - 1937
NA7070Ellis; Sir; Charles Drummond (1895 - 1980); physicist1895 - 1980
NA2230Skinner; Herbert Wakefield Banks (1900 - 1960)1900 - 1960
NA7978Hardy; Godfrey Harold (1877 - 1947)1877 - 1947
NA8091Smith; Sir; Frank Edward (1876 - 1970)1876 - 1970
NA7834Robertson; Sir; Robert (1869 - 1949)1869 - 1949
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