Reference numberNLB/66/53
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p30
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS
Date14 February 1924
DescriptionUpdates Robert John Strutt on his application for the use of radium, announcing that the Radium Committee have approved his application and for the Radium to be dissolved; informs that James Hopwood Jeans followed up on whether any radium could be lost by being dissolved and consulted Harrison Glew who [William Henry] Bragg telephoned on Jeans' request; satisfied that the risk of lost was none states that the radium is at the Royal Society. Includes a p.s. note of concern expressed by a previous user of the radium, [Joseph] Thomson, of the tube flying, advises it is not handled until the letter mentioned arrives from Thompson.
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Related records in the catalogueNLB/66/32
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7877Strutt; Robert John (1875 - 1947); 4th Baron Rayleigh1875 - 1947
NA8140Bragg; Sir; William Henry (1862 - 1942); physicist1862 - 1942
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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