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Reference numberRR/8/141
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On a new method of investigating the magnetic lines of force in magnets, demonstrating the obliquity of the equator and axis of bar magnets' by Richard Charles Shettle
Date21 December 1878
DescriptionNot recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to work of the Astronomer Royal, Gerge Biddell Airy, with whose work the current paper can be compared. The author has a mind which think in 'biological' terms. Suggests the author should describe the observational methods. Suggests the author prepare an abstract for the Proceedings.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1879]
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1879.0017 Vol.29 1879
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8259Maxwell; James Clerk (1831 - 1879); Physicist1831 - 1879
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