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Reference numberRR/8/284
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on two papers 'On the stresses caused in the interior of the earth by the weight of continents and mountains' by George Howard Darwin, and 'On the limit of the liquid state' by J B Hannay
Date30 October 1881
DescriptionFirst paper - Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Possibly the best paper yet presented by the author.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry, Geology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1882]

Second paper - Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The paper is logically and philosophically unsatisfactory. Suggests a supplement to the abstract already published in the Proceedings be produced, also for inclusion in the Proceedings.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1882]
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1882.0005 Vol.173 1882
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1881.0109 Vol.33 1882
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; Physicist1824 - 1907
NA8198Darwin; Sir; George Howard (1845 - 1912)1845 - 1912
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