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Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transaction, in it's current form. The author should re-write certain sections. The conclusions seem right but the proof seems 'very unsatisfactory'.

Subject: Physics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1891].

Reference number
RR/11/8
Earliest possible date
18 February 1891
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Joseph John Thomson

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Joseph John Thomson, Referee's report by Joseph John Thomson, on a paper 'On the reflection and refraction of light at the surface of a magnetized medium' by Alfred Barnard Basset, 18 February 1891, RR/11/8, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_11_8/referees-report-by-joseph-john-thomson-on-a-paper-on-the-reflection-and-refraction-of-light-at-the-surface-of-a-magnetized-medium-by-alfred-barnard-basset, accessed on 23 July 2024

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