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Letter from Sidney A Sworn, on his paper 'On the conditions which render absolute the readings of the mercurial thermometer absolute' to Arthur William Rucker

Reference number: RR/13/279

Date: 25 July 1897

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Responds to referee's criticism. One of the referees 'appears to overlook the fact that there is a great difference in the conditions' and his observations on this appear to be correct. Although the referee overlooked this, he is of opinion that the work should be carried out for the full range'.

Subject: Physics

[Not published].

Reference number
RR/13/279
Earliest possible date
25 July 1897
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from Sidney A Sworn, on his paper 'On the conditions which render absolute the readings of the mercurial thermometer absolute' to Arthur William Rucker, 25 July 1897, RR/13/279, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_13_279/letter-from-sidney-a-sworn-on-his-paper-on-the-conditions-which-render-absolute-the-readings-of-the-mercurial-thermometer-absolute-to-arthur-william-rucker, accessed on 23 May 2024

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