Record

Reference numberRR/1bis/25
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper [attributed] 'On the calculation of attractions, and the figure of the earth' by Charles James Hargreave
Date24 March 1841
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to work of Pierre Simon Laplace. The most important part of the paper deals with analytical modification. Considers the conclusion to be erroneous, but this does not affect the value of the analysis.

Appended note states that parts of the report have been sent to the author. Dated 6 May 1841.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry, Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]
Extent3p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1841.0011 Vol.131 1841
Related records in the catalogueRR/1bis/26
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and Mathematician1801 - 1892
NA7600Hargreave; Charles James (1820 - 1866)1820 - 1866
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