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Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'On the conditions which render absolute the readings of the mercurial thermometer absolute' by Sidney A Sworn

Reference number: RR/13/277

Date: 29 May 1897

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Recommended for publication in Proceedings, but it is not suitable for Philosophical Transactions. The observations are acute and careful, but there is too much detailed information about the instruments. The gist of the paper 'could have been expressed with much greater brevity'. The paper would have been improved if the author had compared the accuracy.

Subject: Physics

[Not published].

Reference number
RR/13/277
Earliest possible date
29 May 1897
Physical description
Report on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Referee's report by William Napier Shaw, on a paper 'On the conditions which render absolute the readings of the mercurial thermometer absolute' by Sidney A Sworn, 29 May 1897, RR/13/277, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_13_277/referees-report-by-william-napier-shaw-on-a-paper-on-the-conditions-which-render-absolute-the-readings-of-the-mercurial-thermometer-absolute-by-sidney-a-sworn, accessed on 28 May 2024

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