Reference numberRR/15/244
TitleReferee's report by Arthur Schuster, on a paper 'A comparative study of the spectra, densities and melting points of some groups of elements and of the relation of properties to atomic mass' by Hugh Ramage
DateNovember 1901
DescriptionSectional Committee: Physics and Chemistry

The paper contains matters of interest and deals with a promising subject but he cannot say that it marks in any way a distinct step in the advancement of natural knowledge. It deals in a somewhat unconnected way with several subjects and is too much of the nature of an essay or dissertation written for the purposes of obtaining a degree or fellowship. Should the Committee decide to print the paper the author's attention should be drawn to a paper by Humphreys on pressure shifts 'Astrological Journal', Volume IV, page 249. This paper contains the measurement of the shift of a strontium line which the author on page nine states has not been measured.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1902].

Endorsed on verso as received 28 November 1901.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1902.0001
Related records in the catalogueRR/15/245
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6483Schuster; Sir; Arthur (1851 - 1934)1851 - 1934
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