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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Encloses a copy of his report, which was destroyed in an accident whilst in the possession of the author [see RR/10/93 and RR/10/94]. Does not find the paper dynamical as indicated by the title. If the author wishes the paper still to be published, 'it might be done on his own authority'.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/10/95
Earliest possible date
17 June 1887
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Thomson

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William Thomson, Second referee's report by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, on a paper 'Some applications of dynamical principles to physical phenomena.—Part II' by Joseph John Thomson, 17 June 1887, RR/10/95, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_10_95/second-referees-report-by-william-thomson-1st-baron-kelvin-on-a-paper-some-applications-of-dynamical-principles-to-physical-phenomenapart-ii-by-joseph-john-thomson, accessed on 23 April 2024

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