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Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'On the determination of the boiling-point of sulphur, and on a method of standardising platinum resistance thermometers by reference to it.—Experiments made at the Cavendish laboratory, Cambridge' by Hugh Longbourne Callendar and Ernest Howard Griffiths

Reference number: RR/10/329

Date: 05 January 1891

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The paper is supplementary to another by the same author, published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1887. Suggests further investigations be undertaken into a greater temperature range.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1891]

Reference number
RR/10/329
Earliest possible date
05 January 1891
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
5 pages
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Manuscript

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George Carey Foster

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George Carey Foster, Referee's report by George Carey Foster, on a paper 'On the determination of the boiling-point of sulphur, and on a method of standardising platinum resistance thermometers by reference to it.—Experiments made at the Cavendish laboratory, Cambridge' by Hugh Longbourne Callendar and Ernest Howard Griffiths, 05 January 1891, RR/10/329, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_10_329/referees-report-by-george-carey-foster-on-a-paper-on-the-determination-of-the-boiling-point-of-sulphur-and-on-a-method-of-standardising-platinum-resistance-thermometers-by-reference-to-itexperiments-made-at-the-cavendish-laboratory-cambridge-by-hugh-longbourne-callendar-and-ernest-howard-griffiths, accessed on 22 June 2024

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