Reference numberRR/8/131
TitleReferee's report by Charles William Siemens, on a paper 'On a method of using the balance with great delicacy, and on its employment to determine the mean density of the Earth' by John Henry Poynting
Date22 July 1878
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', suggests instead the Proceedings, considering the 'preliminary nature' of the investigation. The results are not yet of practical value, however the precautions adopted are interesting and valuable. Refers to work of Cavendish [?].

Subject: Physics and Chemistry, Applied Sciences

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1879]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1878.0093 Vol.28 1879
Related records in the catalogueRR/8/132
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6256Siemens; Sir; Charles William (1823 - 1883)1823 - 1883
NA7852Poynting; John Henry (1852 - 1914)1852 - 1914
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