Reference numberPB/3/1/3/1
Previous numbersC.41
TitleCorrespondence preceding Blackett's paper of May 1947 on Magnetic Spin
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
NA8165Chapman; Sydney (1888 - 1970)1888 - 1970
NA3455Chandrasekhar; Subrahmanyan (1910 - 1995)1910 - 1995
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