Reference numberRR/12/22
TitleLetter from William Ramsay, to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'The variation of molecular surface-energy with temperature' by William Ramsay and John Shields
Date3 June 1893
DescriptionOutlines the precautions taken to minimise the risk of contamination in the apparatus and method. Provides reasoning for his conclusions. 'The proof of the pudding is in the eating, I think'. Comments on a paper by James Ballantyne Hannay that was read before the Society, whose formulae are 'utterly improbable'.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1893]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1893.0013 Vol.184 1893
Related records in the catalogueRR/12/20
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6172Ramsay; Sir; William (1852 - 1916)1852 - 1916
NA6090Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh1842 - 1919
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