Reference numberNLB/66/454
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p251
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Alfred] Fowler
Date15 May 1924
DescriptionInforms Alfred Fowler of 2 matters and asks Alfred not to reply until his lecture is over. 1. Asks of the paper 'The non-luminous oxidation of phosphorus in an oxygen atmosphere' by Rayleigh [Robert John Strutt] should be passed for publication or sent to Fowler to read over. Explains to save time while Jeans was on holiday the paper was sent straight to the printers. 2. Explains the situation of the paper 'The ultraviolet spark spectra on some of the elements' by [R. J.] Lang and that the Committee instructed Jeans and Strutt to pass the paper if it received a favourable report from both original referees. Explains that [Thomas Ralph] Merton is still not favourable to it and wishes to speak to Fowler about it. Suggests the afternoon after Fowler's lecture. Mentions Mrs. Inglis as James Hopwood Jeans' secretary.
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Related records in the catalogueNLB/66/475
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6169Fowler; Alfred (1868 - 1940); astrophysicist1868 - 1940
NA8260Merton; Sir; Thomas Ralph (1888 - 1969)1888 - 1969
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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