Record

Reference numberRR/1/106
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'On the state of the interior of the earth' by William Hopkins
Date22 April 1839
DescriptionReferee has read another paper (by Poisson) which has similar ideas to this paper. The author has 'literally copied' parts of Poisson's work, meaning the facts within the paper are 'not original'. Referee wants this report to be considered an appendix to his previous report (RR/1/105).

Subject: Astronomy

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1837].
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1837.0042
Related records in the catalogueRR/1/105
RR/1/107
RR/1/108
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and Mathematician1801 - 1892
NA6316Hopkins; William (1793 - 1866)1793 - 1866
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