Reference numberRR/8/101
TitleLetter from Robert Bellamy Clifton, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'Measurements of electrical constants. No. II. On the specific inductive capacities of certain dielectrics. Part I' by J E H Gordon
Date7 August 1878
DescriptionAgrees that the best course of action is to send the two referee's reports to James Clerk Maxwell, and leave it to him to move forward on withdrawing the paper. The incorrect and correct formulae are very similar, the mistake probably being a transcription error. It is regretful that the error was not noticed sooner, before the paper was submitted to the Philosophical Transactions, and the abstract published in the Proceedings.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1879]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1879.0072 Vol.170 1879
Related records in the catalogueRR/8/99
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8042Clifton; Robert Bellamy (1836 - 1921)1836 - 1921
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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