Reference numberNLB/66/878
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p488
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh, FRS
Date1 August 1924
DescriptionInforms [Robert John Strutt] Lord Rayleigh on 8 matters. 1: Asks if the paper 'The general law of electrical conduction in dielectrics' by Spencer W. Richardson, communicated by [William Henry] Bragg should be published straight away, on Bragg's hesitate recommendation, or sent to a referee. 2: Asks if Strutt agrees to publish staright away the paper 'The structure of graphite' by J.D. Bernal, communicated by Bragg, as it has his recommendation. 3: Asks for authority to publish 3 papers communicated by Rutherford as he guarantees all of them. 4: Asks Strutt to report on the paper ['The colours due to thin films on metals'] by [Ulick Richardson] Evans, now that it has been rewritten, as suggested by Strutts last report on the paper (as the theorectial notions were confused and misleading), or if he could suggest another referee. 5: Informs that Merton has reported favourably on the paper 'The spark spectra of indium and gallium in the extreme ultraviolet region' by Miss M. Weinberg. Asks for its publication to be authorised. 6: Reports that Chapman has left for Canada and cannot report on the paper 'The stokes-einstein law for diffusion in solution' by Christina Mille, comunicated by Sir James Walker. Sends the paper to Strutt and will consult Walker, as the paper appears mostly experimental. Asks for confirmation of its publication value. 7: Asks again for authorisation to publish the paper 'The constants of the Rydberg-Ritz equation' by Jones and Boyce now that [Owen Willians] Richardson has reported favourable on it, or send it to another referee. 8: Asks for a referee suggestion for the paper 'A new type of concentarted electromagnetic radiation and its bearing on the quantum theory' by Schott, despite Jeans feeling there is nothing in it due to its inconsistent assumptions.
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Related records in the catalogueNLB/66/888
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7877Strutt; Robert John (1875 - 1947); 4th Baron Rayleigh1875 - 1947
NA8278Rutherford; Ernest (1871 - 1937); Baron Rutherford of Nelson1871 - 1937
NA8140Bragg; Sir; William Henry (1862 - 1942); physicist1862 - 1942
NA8260Merton; Sir; Thomas Ralph (1888 - 1969)1888 - 1969
NA8040Bernal; John Desmond (1901 - 1971)1901 - 1971
NA800Walker; Sir; James (1863 - 1935)1863 - 1935
NA7014Richardson; Sir; Owen Willans (1879 - 1959)1879 - 1959
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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