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Reference numberPB/3/1/3/1
LevelFile
TitleCorrespondence preceding Blackett's paper of May 1947 on Magnetic Spin
Date1947-1948
DescriptionLetter from Blackett to Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, asking for information on 'any promising stars with high angular momentum', November 1946, and Chandrasekhar's reply enclosing report on H Babcock's paper on 78 Virgins, January 1947.

(See Bernard Lovell, 'P.M.S. Blackett: A Biographical Memoir', Royal Society: 1976, p.39 for the importance of this letter for Blackett's work).

Leter to 'Paul' [Ehrenfest] to accompany draft of paper, March 1948.

Letters from Harry Plaskett and Sydney Chapman re draft of paper, April 1948.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8165Chapman; Sydney (1888 - 1970)1888 - 1970
NA3455Chandrasekhar; Subrahmanyan (1910 - 1995)1910 - 1995
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