Record

Reference numberRR/59/73
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by Ralph Howard Fowler, on a paper 'Ultimate measurements of space and time' by H T Flint
Date[November 1936]
DescriptionSectional Committee: Mathematics

Not recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Has not consulted yet with Rudolf Ernst Peierls, but agrees with the opinion of Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, in that the paper does not contribute to an advance in knowledge. 'It is in short in my view nonsense. Even this is not a reason for rejection for the same could have been or was said about [Louis Victor Pierre Raymond de Broglie, duc de Broglie]'s early work, but in my view it is not the right sort of nonsense to prove fruitful'. Agrees with Arthur Stanley Eddington that is the author has standing, the paper should be published.

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Endorsed on verso as received 14 November 1936.
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type D)
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1937.0055 Vol.159 1937
Related records in the catalogueRR/59/71
RR/59/72
RR/59/74
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6335Fowler; Sir; Ralph Howard (1889 - 1944)1889 - 1944
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