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Reference numberRR/6/315
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On the thermal resistance of liquids' by Frederick Guthrie
Date20 April 1869
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests clarifying and defining the term 'thermal resistance'. Refers to work of Balfour Stewart. Suggests the Proceedings as an alternate place for publication, as the research 'should not be lost to the public'. However, the author's statements about "'arrested heat" and methods of calculation should [not] receive any sanction from the Royal Society as they stand. He should either defend them, modify them or withdraw them'.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1869.0025 Vol.159 1869
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8259Maxwell; James Clerk (1831 - 1879); Physicist1831 - 1879
NA6408Guthrie; Frederick (1833 - 1886)1833 - 1886
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