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Has been away, and has written to George Hartley Bryan to arrange a discussion about the question posed, but does not know if he is out of the country. Refers to work of Johannes Diderik van der Waals. Does not profess to follow the author's logic clearly. Briefly discusses an election in Derry, Northern Ireland.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry, Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1896]

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RR/12/288
Earliest possible date
20 July 1895
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Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
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Manuscript

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Joseph Larmor

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Joseph Larmor, Letter from Joseph Larmor, to William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, regarding a paper 'On the applications of the kinetic theory to dense gases' by Samuel Hawksley Burbury, 20 July 1895, RR/12/288, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_12_288/letter-from-joseph-larmor-to-william-thomson-1st-baron-kelvin-regarding-a-paper-on-the-applications-of-the-kinetic-theory-to-dense-gases-by-samuel-hawksley-burbury, accessed on 25 July 2024

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