Reference numberNLB/66/799
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p442
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS
Date11 July 1924
DescriptionInforms Robert John Strutt on 4 matters. 1: That Sir Robert Robertson has withdrawn the paper 'Note on the expansion of water while freezing' [by A P Lawrie], following an adverse report. 2: Informs of the communication of 2 paper by Rutherford, 'The conditions for statistical equilibrium between atoms, electrons and radiation' by [Paul Adrien Maurice] Dirac and 'Some relations between the optical spectra of different atoms of the same electron structure- part I' by [Douglas Rayner] Hartree. Rutherford states in a cover letter that both papers have been approved by Mr. [Ralph Howard] Fowler. Jeans asks if they should be printed straight away or sent to referees. 3: Asks for a referee suggestion for the paper ' The molecular structure of thin films, Part VI,' by [Neil Kensington] Adam and J.W.W. Dyer, communicated by [William Bate] Hardy. 4: Informs that Merton will receive 'Absorption and dispersion of Thallium vapour' by Narayan, to report on.
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Related records in the catalogueNLB/66/725
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6335Fowler; Sir; Ralph Howard (1889 - 1944)1889 - 1944
NA8278Rutherford; Ernest (1871 - 1937); Baron Rutherford of Nelson1871 - 1937
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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