Reference numberNLB/66/658
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p364
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Sydney] Chapman
Date13 June 1924
DescriptionInforms Chapman on 3 papers. 1: That the length of the paper 'The possible ellipticity of Saturn's ring' by Goldbrough has been re-estimated to 27 pages in proceedings at least and contrary to Chapman's wish to condense it, Jeans suggests it be moved to Transactions, as a previous paper by Goldbrough appeared there (Philosophical Transactions. A Vol. 222 p.101). Asks Chapman to suggest a second referee for this. 2: That both Watson and Whittaker have reported favourably to the paper 'The electrification of two parallel circular discs' by Nicholson. As publishing the paper at its current length will cost £80, Whittaker suggest asking Nicholson to cut the paper to the equivalent of £50. States this is not usual practice and Jeans suggests circulating the matter to the Mathematics Committee to decide upon it. 3: Asks for a referee suggestion for the paper 'The vibrations of a stretched membrane of non-uniform surface density' by E.L. Ince and communicated by Love. Suggests Lamb as the paper may be too mathematical for Taylor.
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Related records in the catalogueNLB/66/635
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NA8246Lamb; Sir; Horace (1849 - 1934)1849 - 1934
NA6296Nicholson; John William (1881 - 1955)1881 - 1955
NA6171Watson; George Neville (1886 - 1965)1886 - 1965
NA2270Whittaker; Sir; Edmund Taylor (1873 - 1956); mathematician and astronomer1873 - 1956
NA6602Taylor; Sir; Geoffrey Ingram (1886 - 1975)1886 - 1975
NA8165Chapman; Sydney (1888 - 1970)1888 - 1970
NA6398Watson; David Meredith Seares (1886 - 1973)1886 - 1973
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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