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Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'Description of a range-finder' by George Forbes

Reference number: RR/15/191

Date: 02 August 1901

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Sectional committee: [Physics]

Recommended for publication in Proceedings. Highlights an unintelligible paragraph at the bottom of page four of the manuscript. The value of the paper would be enhanced if the author in quoting Helmholtz and Zeiss, could provide references to the passages in the respective works.

[Not published].

Endorsed as received 6 August 1901.

Reference number
RR/15/191
Earliest possible date
02 August 1901
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Silvanus Phillips Thompson

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Silvanus Phillips Thompson, Referee's report by Silvanus Phillips Thompson, on a paper 'Description of a range-finder' by George Forbes, 02 August 1901, RR/15/191, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_15_191/referees-report-by-silvanus-phillips-thompson-on-a-paper-description-of-a-range-finder-by-george-forbes, accessed on 23 July 2024

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