Reference numberRR/67/415
TitleReferee's report by Arthur Stanley Eddington, on a paper 'On the electromagnetic two-body problem' by John Lighton Synge
DescriptionSectional committee: Mathematics

Attached note states that the previous referee did not recommend publication but didn't want it to be rejected on his opinion alone.

Recommended for publication in Proceedings. At first, he agreed with the first referee that the paper had little reference to physical reality. He later realised that rejection would be 'a grave mistake'. It is an important contribution to the radiation problem by approaching it on different lines. He strongly recommends publication.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1940].

Date received not given.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type E) and attached note on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1940.0114
Related records in the catalogueRR/67/416
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8211Eddington; Sir; Arthur Stanley (1882 - 1944); astrophysicist and theoretical physicist1882 - 1944
NA2243Synge; John Lighton (1897 - 1995)1897 - 1995
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