Reference numberRR/28/105
TitleReferee's report by Thomas Ralph Merton, on a paper 'The constitution of the secondary spectrum of hydrogen' by William Mitchinson Hicks
Date[June 1923]
DescriptionSectional Committee: Physics

Not recommended for publication in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. The 'methods of selecting and dealing with the data are defective, and the greater part of the numerical relationships...appear to be fortuitous'. Refers to work of Thomas Ralph Merton, Barratt [?], Watson [?], Klas Bernhard Hasselberg, Camillo Porlezza, Charles Piazzi Smyth and Frost [?], showing where error had occurred in each set of results.

[Not published]

Endorsed on verso as received 8 June 1923.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type D)
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRR/28/104
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8260Merton; Sir; Thomas Ralph (1888 - 1969)1888 - 1969
NA6683Hicks; William Mitchinson (1850 - 1934)1850 - 1934
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