Reference numberRR/14/219
TitleLetter from Karl Pearson, to Arthur William Rucker, regarding a paper 'On the vibrations in the field round a theoretical hertzian oscillator' by Karl Pearson and Alice Lee
Date11 March 1899
Description'I am still under the doctor's orders to do NO work, but in the absence of my custodians for an hour this afternoon I managed to look at our paper'. Refers to work of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, whose units and notation are followed. In response to the second referee, their solution is only one of many. Is willing to cut down the paper, but does not think the theory is erroneous.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Endorsed on recto as received 13 March 1899.
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1900.0005 Vol.193 1900
Related records in the catalogueRR/14/217
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8002Pearson; Karl (1857 - 1936); statistician and eugenicist1857 - 1936
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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