Reference numberNLB/66/548
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p303
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Sydney] Chapman
Date29 May 1924
DescriptionInforms that 3 new papers have arrived for Chapman's committee. 1: 'On the possible ellipticity of Saturn's ring' by G. R. Goldsbrough, communicated by T. H. Havelock. Asks if it should be published or sent to a second referee following a favourable report by Sampson. States Sampson has also been asked to decide whether it should be printed in Proceedings or Transactions. 2: Asks Chapman to look through the paper 'Periodicity and the periodogram' by G. T. Walker, [FRS]. This paper of which has been forwarded by [Arthur] Schuster. Asks for a referee suggestion for 'Electrodynamics of the bohr atom' by D. N. Mallik, communicated by Larmor. Larmor states in a covering letter that he knows nothing about Quantum Theory and Jeans is critical of the article.
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Related records in the catalogueRR/30/55
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1174Havelock; Sir; Thomas Henry (1877 - 1968)1877 - 1968
NA7775Walker; Sir; Gilbert Thomas (1868 - 1958)1868 - 1958
NA6483Schuster; Sir; Arthur (1851 - 1934)1851 - 1934
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); physicist1857 - 1942
NA8165Chapman; Sydney (1888 - 1970)1888 - 1970
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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