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Letter from George Howard Darwin, on a paper 'On the vibrations and stability of a gravitating planet' by James Hopwood Jeans to Joseph Larmor

Reference number: RR/15/354

Date: 07 November 1902

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Sectional Committee: Mathematics

He presents a paper by Jeans. If the Committee care to take his opinion as that of referee, he recommends that it be accepted and that the figures should be printed. The subject matter is 'no doubt' highly speculative but the speculation is interesting and suggestive and supported by argument.

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1903].

Endorsed on recto as received 8 November 1902.

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RR/15/354
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07 November 1902
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Letter on paper
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2 pages
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Manuscript

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George Howard Darwin

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George Howard Darwin, Letter from George Howard Darwin, on a paper 'On the vibrations and stability of a gravitating planet' by James Hopwood Jeans to Joseph Larmor, 07 November 1902, RR/15/354, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_15_354/letter-from-george-howard-darwin-on-a-paper-on-the-vibrations-and-stability-of-a-gravitating-planet-by-james-hopwood-jeans-to-joseph-larmor, accessed on 15 April 2024

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