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Reference numberRR/9/188
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'Experiments, by the method of Lorentz, for the further determination the absolute value of the British Association Unit of Resistance, with an appendix on the determination of the pitch of a standard tuning-fork' by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh and Nevil Vincent Sidgwick
Date20 February 1883
DescriptionRecommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. It is a 'splendid piece of work' and it should be published 'as soon as possible'.

Subject: Physics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1883].
Extent3p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1883.0007
Related records in the catalogueRR/9/187
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; Physicist1824 - 1907
NA6090Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh1842 - 1919
NA7856Sidgwick; Nevil Vincent (1873 - 1952)1873 - 1952
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