Reference numberRR/15/15
TitleReferee's report by John Ambrose Fleming, on a paper 'An artificial retina and the theory of vision' by Jagadish Chunder Bose
Date26 June 1900
DescriptionSectional commitee: Physics and chemistry

Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. The paper is full of matter which is hypothetical and speculative. Bose attempts to elaborate a theory put forward by Dr Lodge in 'The Work of Hertz'. Thinks the subject matter cannot properly be dealt with except in the combined labours of a competent physiologist and physicist. He is not competent to deal with the physiological matter of the paper, which forms its greater part, and thinks it ought best be submitted to a physiologist. It should be suggested that the paper be compressed considerably with a view of possible publication in the Proceedings.

[Not published].

Endorsed on verso as received 26 June 1900.
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
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NA7145Fleming; Sir; John Ambrose (1849 - 1945); electrical engineer1849 - 1945
NA7962Bose; Sir; Jagadis Chunder (1858 - 1937)1858 - 1937
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