Record

Reference numberRR/12/79
LevelItem
TitleSecond letter from George Howard Darwin, to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'On the straining of the Earth resulting from secular cooling' by Charles Davison
Date29 October 1894
DescriptionHas corresponded with William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, and agree that the paper should 'begin with an explanation or proof of the possibility of the existence of a cooling sphere, with uncracked surface, whose surface is maintained at constant low temperature'.

Subject: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1894]
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialdoi:10.1098/rspl.1894.0025 Vol.55 1894
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8198Darwin; Sir; George Howard (1845 - 1912)1845 - 1912
NA6090Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh1842 - 1919
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