Reference numberNLB/66/73
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p43
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS
Date18 February 1924
DescriptionInforms Robert John Strutt as [Joseph] Thomson has already spoken to him, and sent no letter regarding the potential dangers [of flying pipes], Strutt can proceed with the experiment, reminds him that the radium is at the Royal Society to be picked up. Also updates that Merton has reported unfavourable on the paper 'The band spectrum of potassium' by Grayson Smith and expresses frustration at [John Cunningham] McLennan communicating 'half-baked papers'; suggests not sending the paper to a second referee and writing back to McLennan that there is no chance of the paper being published, unless Strutt would like to look through it, but suggests it would be a waste of time.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueNLB/66/53
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
NA7877Strutt; Robert John (1875 - 1947); 4th Baron Rayleigh1875 - 1947
NA1169McLennan; Sir; John Cunningham (1867 - 1935)1867 - 1935
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