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Reference numberRR/8/207
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On the sensitive state of electrical discharges through rarefied gases' by William Spottiswoode and John Fletcher Moulton, Baron Moulton
Date12 June 1879
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The paper does not indicate well the progression of thought from the beginning to the end. Suggests adding dates to the experimental discussion, or altering the beginning to show the whole theory. Suggests adding historical details instead of altering the earlier part, to show how and why the authors came to follow the line of research.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1879]
Extent6p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1879.0066 Vol.170 1879
Related records in the catalogueRR/8/206
RR/8/208
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8259Maxwell; James Clerk (1831 - 1879); Physicist1831 - 1879
NA7690Spottiswoode; William (1825 - 1883)1825 - 1883
NA2180Moulton; John Fletcher (1844 - 1921); Baron Moulton1844 - 1921
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