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Sectional committee: Physics and chemistry

Not recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions or Proceedings. The referee claims that 'mathematically the paper is harmless, but uninteresting' and 'physically, it is based on concepts which seem very unlikely to represent the truth'.

[Not published].

Endorsed on verso as received 27 October 1915.

Reference number
RR/22/102
Earliest possible date
October 1915
Physical description
Standardised form (type D) and note on paper
Page extent
3 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 'Radiation from a spherical source and the distribution of energy in the normal spectrum' by L Silberstein, October 1915, RR/22/102, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_22_102/referees-report-by-james-hopwood-jeans-on-a-paper-radiation-from-a-spherical-source-and-the-distribution-of-energy-in-the-normal-spectrum-by-l-silberstein, accessed on 16 June 2024

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