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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', but should be published somewhere. Without calculations it is hard to find exact solutions. Has corresponded with William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, who has raised valid criticisms of the paper.

Subject: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1894]

Reference number
RR/12/77
Earliest possible date
14 July 1894
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

George Howard Darwin

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George Howard Darwin, Referee's report by George Howard Darwin, on a paper 'On the straining of the Earth resulting from secular cooling' by Charles Davison, 14 July 1894, RR/12/77, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_12_77/referees-report-by-george-howard-darwin-on-a-paper-on-the-straining-of-the-earth-resulting-from-secular-cooling-by-charles-davison, accessed on 22 July 2024

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