Reference numberRR/17/7
TitleSecond referee's report by Herbert Hall Turner, on a paper 'The distribution of blue and violet light in the corona on August 30, 1905, as derived from photographs taken at Kalaa-es-Senam, Tunisia' by L Becker
Date13 April 1907
DescriptionSectional Committee: Not stated [Astronomy]

Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Has received a lengthy mathematical response from the author, to the point apparently overlooked in the original draft. The reviewer believes this result is wrong. 'I do not think that the labour of checking this new work ought to fall on the referee if it can be avoided: and I suggest that a simple experiment by the author of the paper would avoid the necessity'. Suggests such a checking experiment. Has no objection to his identity being revealed to the author if this would simplify correspondence. Suggests that, when the results have been corrected as outlined above, that the final paper will be presented in a more readable form.

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1907.0049 Vol.79 1907
Related records in the catalogueRR/17/5
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1105Turner; Herbert Hall (1861 - 1930); astronomer and seismologist1861 - 1930
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