Reference numberRR/10/308
TitleReferee's report by Robert Bellamy Clifton, on a paper 'On the velocity of transmission through sea-water of disturbances of large amplitude caused by explosions' by Richard Threlfall and John Frederick Adair
Date23 April 1889
DescriptionNo clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Doubts the value of the paper as a contribution to knowledge. 'I dare say you will curse me for being so long-winded but is it a penalty you have to pay for allocating the paper to be referred to a man who has become so old and imbecile that he cannot form a decided opinion on any subject'.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1890]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialdoi:10.1098/rspl.1889.0055 Vol.46 1890
Related records in the catalogueRR/10/309
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8042Clifton; Robert Bellamy (1836 - 1921)1836 - 1921
NA6235Threlfall; Sir; Richard (1861 - 1932)1861 - 1932
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