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Has good reasons for rejecting some of the recommendations. Refers to work of Thalen, Kayser/Kaiser, Runge, McClean and Kensington. These results were all shown together for ease of comparison and summary. The tables as given are the most convenient. Suggests some modifications and omissions to the tables, for economy of printing. Advises against combining the papers. Encloses detailed notes [RR/12/184].

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1894]

Reference number
RR/12/183
Earliest possible date
06 April 1894
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Joseph Norman Lockyer, on his two papers 'On the photographic arc spectrum of electrolytic iron' and 'On the photographic arc spectrum of iron meteorites'to John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh, 06 April 1894, RR/12/183, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_12_183/letter-from-joseph-norman-lockyer-on-his-two-papers-on-the-photographic-arc-spectrum-of-electrolytic-iron-and-on-the-photographic-arc-spectrum-of-iron-meteoritesto-john-william-strutt-lord-rayleigh, accessed on 25 July 2024

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