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No clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Criticises some of the terminology used and statements made. Finds the wording used to be obscure.

Subject: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1895]

Reference number
RR/12/378
Earliest possible date
1895
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Typescript

Creator name

George Gabriel Stokes

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George Gabriel Stokes, Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'On the dynamical theory of incompressible viscous fluids and the determination of the criterion' by Osborne Reynolds, 1895, RR/12/378, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_12_378/referees-report-by-george-gabriel-stokes-on-a-paper-on-the-dynamical-theory-of-incompressible-viscous-fluids-and-the-determination-of-the-criterion-by-osborne-reynolds, accessed on 20 July 2024

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