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Sectional committee: Physics and chemistry

Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, the author makes a 'fatal error' at the start of the paper , which 'invalidates everything'.

[Published in Philosophical Transactions A, 1912].

Endorsed on verso as received 1 July 1911.

Reference number
RR/18/116
Earliest possible date
July 1911
Physical description
Standardised form (type A)
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

James Hopwood Jeans

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James Hopwood Jeans, Referee's report by James Hopwood Jeans, on a paper 'The kinetic theory of a gas constituted of spherically symmetrical molecules' by S Chapman, July 1911, RR/18/116, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_18_116/referees-report-by-james-hopwood-jeans-on-a-paper-the-kinetic-theory-of-a-gas-constituted-of-spherically-symmetrical-molecules-by-s-chapman, accessed on 12 April 2024

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