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Reference numberRR/67/183
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Charles Galton Darwin on a paper 'A thermodynamical theory of the tensile strength of isotropic bodies' by R Fürth to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton
Date18 October 1940
DescriptionThe paper should be accepted. It is 'rather wild and unorthodox', which he likes. The argument that Nott objects to seems clumsily expressed. It took him two or three attempts before he could see that the author was 'not talking nonsense'. It shouldn't be further tinkered with.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1941].

Endorsed on recto as received 21 October 1940
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1941.0008
Related records in the catalogueRR/67/181
RR/67/182
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2448Darwin; Sir; Charles Galton (1887 - 1962)1887 - 1962
NA8212Egerton; Sir; Alfred Charles Glyn (1886 - 1959); chemist1886 - 1959
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