Reference numberRR/15/287
TitleReferee's report by Hugh Longbourne Callendar, on a paper 'The electrical conductivity of air and salt vapours' by Harold Albert Wilson
DateApril 1901
DescriptionSectional Committee: Physics and Chemistry

Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. The paper seems more suitable for the Philosophical Magazine. It is of too slight a character and some of the conclusions appear to be based on insufficient experimental evidence. The investigation of important points is left incomplete and the explanations are too vague and hypothetical. Some obvious sources of error are not mentioned.

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1901].

Endorsed on verso as received 2 April 1901.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1901.0022
Related records in the catalogueRR/15/286
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5307Callendar; Hugh Longbourne (1863 - 1930)1863 - 1930
NA1223Wilson; Harold Albert (1874 - 1964); physicist1874 - 1964
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