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Reference numberRR/68/154
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'The summation of infinite harmonic series' by Frederick Soddy
Date7 August 1941
DescriptionSectional Committee: Mathematics

No clear opinion regarding publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Thinks 'there is something in it, thought it is something that could be done much better, more generally, and more elegantly.' Is already familiar with the results from his own work. Refers to work of William Brouncker, 2nd Viscount Brouncker.

Contains extra question - 'Is there any information contained in the paper which likely to be of value to the enemy?' Referee gives no reply.

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

Endorsed on verso as received 21 July 1941.
Extent8p
FormatTypescript
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type E) and letter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1942.0011 Vol.179 1942
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA1487Aitken; Alexander Craig (1895 - 1967)1895 - 1967
NA8018Soddy; Frederick (1877 - 1956)1877 - 1956
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