Reference numberRR/15/117
TitleReferee's report by Oliver Joseph Lodge, on a paper 'The diffusion of ions produced in air by the action of a radio-active substance, ultra-violet light & point discharges' by John Sealy Edward Townsend
DateJune 1900
DescriptionSectional committee: Physics and chemistry

Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions in full. The type written formula are 'abominable' and will be troublesome to the printer. There are a few typographical errors which could be corrected if the author went through the paper and wrote in all the symbols and equations in the margin so as to guide the printer and avoid mistakes in the type setting. All the illustrations should be reproduced. The paper is one of a series representing substantial and careful work of a fruitful kind going on at Cambridge, and it adds to knowledge directly in as much as theory keeps pace with experiment.

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1900].

Endorsed on verso as received 6 June 1900.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1900.0028
Related records in the catalogueRR/15/118
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8070Lodge; Sir; Oliver Joseph (1851 - 1940)1851 - 1940
NA2902Townsend; Sir; John Sealy Edward (1868 - 1957)1868 - 1957
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