Record

Reference numberRR/68/155
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Alexander Craig Aitken, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The summation of infinite harmonic series' by Frederick Soddy
Date8 August 1941
DescriptionSectional Committee: Mathematics

Adds further comments on the work. Refers to work of Isaac Newton, Leonhard Euler and James Stirling. The new work relates to central differencing. Hopes his note can help some other referee reach a quicker decision.

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

No received date.
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1942.0011 Vol.179 1942
Related records in the catalogueRR/68/151
RR/68/152
RR/68/153
RR/68/154
RR/68/156
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA1487Aitken; Alexander Craig (1895 - 1967)1895 - 1967
NA8212Egerton; Sir; Alfred Charles Glyn (1886 - 1959); chemist1886 - 1959
NA8018Soddy; Frederick (1877 - 1956)1877 - 1956
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView