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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. He is impressed by the 'ingenious character of the experiments and the novel results obtained'. No modifications are needed. He apologises for taking a while to send his report, as he had to read the paper a few times to make sense of it.

Subject: Physics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1897].

Reference number
RR/13/281
Earliest possible date
03 July 1897
Physical description
Report on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Typescript

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William Crookes

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William Crookes, Referee's report by William Crookes, on a paper 'Cathode rays and some analogous rays' by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, 03 July 1897, RR/13/281, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_13_281/referees-report-by-william-crookes-on-a-paper-cathode-rays-and-some-analogous-rays-by-silvanus-phillips-thompson, accessed on 14 July 2024

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