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Reference numberRR/12/286
LevelItem
TitleTwo letters from William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, to George Hartley Bryan, regarding a paper 'On the applications of the kinetic theory to dense gases' by Samuel Hawksley Burbury
Date6 July 1895
DescriptionFirst letter: Finds some of the formulae to be incorrect, and asks if he has any explanation of his own.

Second letter [dated 19 July 1895]: The enquiry is purely mathematical in nature. Has also written to Joseph Larmor, asking the same question.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry, Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1896]
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1896.0001 Vol.187 1896
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; Physicist1824 - 1907
NA1659Bryan; George Hartley (1864 - 1928)1864 - 1928
NA5868Burbury; Samuel Hawksley (1831 - 1911)1831 - 1911
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