Reference numberNLB/66/20
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p11
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS
Date7 February 1924
DescriptionWrites to Robert John Strutt about 4 publications; agrees with the point of Strutt on the paper 'The behaviour of gases in contact with glass surfaces' by [D. H.] Bangham and [F. P.] Burt and will write to [Harold Baily] Dixon accordingly. Recalls that the 2 referees [Herbert Brereton] Baker and [Francis William] Aston were in disagreement, and that the decision of the Council must be upheld; informs that the paper 'Gaseous Combustion at High Pressure' by [William Arthur] Bone to Dixon and writing in the manner agreed upon; asks if the new paper 'The Band Spectrum of Potassium' by Grayson Smith, sent in by McLennan should be sent to [Ralph Howard] Fowler or not, as James Hopwood Jeans estimates the measurements and conclusion to be inaccurate; also sends Miss [Kathleen] Yardley's paper on 'The crystalline structure of succinic acid' as requested.
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Related records in the catalogueRR/30/58
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6335Fowler; Sir; Ralph Howard (1889 - 1944)1889 - 1944
NA8203Dixon; Harold Baily (1852 - 1930)1852 - 1930
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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