Reference numberRR/16/95
TitleReferee's report by Hector Munro Macdonald, on a paper 'The acoustic shadow of the sphere, with an appendix by Professor A Lodge giving the values of Legendre's Functions from P0 to P20 at intervals of 5 degrees' by John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh
Date30 January 1904
DescriptionSectional Committee: Mathematics

Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. Illustrations are not mentioned. In general the paper deals with a question of great interest and the results obtained are valuable. Explains why the compiler of the tables might add a word of caution as to the use of the values when the order of the harmonies is high.

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1904].

Endorsed on verso as received 1 February 1904.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1904.0016 Vol.203 1904
Related records in the catalogueRR/16/96
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1351Macdonald; Hector Munro (1865 - 1935)1865 - 1935
NA6090Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh1842 - 1919
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