Reference numberRR/3/4
TitleReferee's report by James Challis, on a paper 'Account of pendulum experiments undertaken in the Harton Colliery, for the purpose of determining the mean density of the earth' by George Biddell Airy
Date18 February 1856
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the '[Philosophical] Transactions of the Royal Society'. Referee has no hesitation in recommending its being printed as 'the greatest attention to accuracy appears in the arrangements for making the experiment and in the calculations formed'.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions, 1856]
Physical descriptionLetter on Paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1856.0015
Related records in the cataloguePT.54.5
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7554Challis; James (1803 - 1882); astronomer1803 - 1882
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and mathematician1801 - 1892
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