Reference numberRR/1/120
TitleReferee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'Of such ellipsoids, consisting of homogeneous matter, as are capable of having the resultant of the attraction of the mass upon a particle in the surface, and a centrifugal force caused by re­volving about one of the axes, made perpendicular to the surface' by James Ivory
Date10 February 1838
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, as is not an original memoir and is more like a 'commentary on upon an original memoir'. There is a part of the paper which is 'redundant'.

Subject: Astronomy/Mathematics

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1837].
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1837.0009
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and mathematician1801 - 1892
NA7611Ivory; Sir; James (1765 - 1842); mathematician1765 - 1842
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