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Reference numberRR/25/54
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by Harold Baily Dixon, on a paper 'Influence of reduced pressure on the electrical ignition of gases' by W M Thornton
Date2 March 1918
DescriptionSectional Committee: Physics and Chemistry

Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Considers the author's assumptions to be biased and his conclusions are 'fantastic'. Provides criticism of the conclusions. Refers to work by Richard Vernon Wheeler, who has repeated the work of the author and found it to be erroneous.

[Not published]

Endorsed on recto as received 4 March 1918.
Extent5p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type D)
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8203Dixon; Harold Baily (1852 - 1930)1852 - 1930
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