Reference numberNLB/67/893
Alternative reference numberNLB/67 p480
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Alexander] Russell, FRS
Date2 April 1925
DescriptionInforms Dr [Alfred] Russell that three referees have reported on his paper 'The Electrostatic Capacities of two Spheres and of two Parallel Cylinders' - one referee was in favour of publishing the paper, but two were against, saying that it 'does not add anything of value'. Suggests that there is little likelihood of the paper being published and asks if Russell wishes to withdraw it.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA2459Russell; Alexander (1861 - 1943)1861 - 1943
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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