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Referee's report by James David Forbes, on a paper 'On the diurnal temperature of the Earth’s surface, and the discussion of a simple formula for ascertaining the same' by S M Drach

Reference number: RR/1bis/19

Date: 23 May 1842

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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Has not has time to undertake a verification of the mathematics. Suggests omitting some of the tables. Finds some of the arguments faulty. Believes Baden Powell will be of the same opinion.

Subject: Physics

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Reference number
RR/1bis/19
Earliest possible date
23 May 1842
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Letter on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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James David Forbes

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James David Forbes, Referee's report by James David Forbes, on a paper 'On the diurnal temperature of the Earth’s surface, and the discussion of a simple formula for ascertaining the same' by S M Drach, 23 May 1842, RR/1bis/19, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_1bis_19/referees-report-by-james-david-forbes-on-a-paper-on-the-diurnal-temperature-of-the-earths-surface-and-the-discussion-of-a-simple-formula-for-ascertaining-the-same-by-s-m-drach, accessed on 25 February 2024

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