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Referee's report by Charles Vernon Boys, on a paper 'A magnetic detector of electrical waves and some of its applications' by Ernest Rutherford

Reference number: RR/13/107

Date: July 1896

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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. The author's method is 'exceedingly beautiful' and is an excellent account of varied information. The paper uses both centimetres and inches indifferently throughout the paper. The scale of the curves could be modified. However, these are 'merely trivial points' that don't diminish the value of the paper.

Subject: Physics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1897].

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RR/13/107
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July 1896
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Report on paper
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5 pages
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Manuscript

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Charles Vernon Boys

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Charles Vernon Boys, Referee's report by Charles Vernon Boys, on a paper 'A magnetic detector of electrical waves and some of its applications' by Ernest Rutherford, July 1896, RR/13/107, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_13_107/referees-report-by-charles-vernon-boys-on-a-paper-a-magnetic-detector-of-electrical-waves-and-some-of-its-applications-by-ernest-rutherford, accessed on 28 May 2024

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