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Reference numberRR/6/178
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, on the Bakerian Lecture 'On the viscosity or internal friction of air and other gases' by James Clerk Maxwell
Date11 April 1866
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests the author should continue their investigations. Suggests work should also be undertaken by the government in this important area of investigation. Suggests the Royal Society should 'move the government in the establishment of laboratories for investigation, in which teaching would be thoroughly subordinate to the search for new knowledge of properties of matter'.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]
Extent8p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1866.0013 Vol.156 1866
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; Physicist1824 - 1907
NA8259Maxwell; James Clerk (1831 - 1879); Physicist1831 - 1879
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