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Sectional Committee: Physics

Not recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Suggests the author be offered the opportunity to withdraw the paper. The methods used are elementary. Refers to work of James Hopwood Jeans and Krener [?]. The results are 'not in accord with the accurate values given in the later editions of ;[James Hopwood] Jeans' work'.

[Not published]

Endorsed on verso as received 11 January 1923.

Reference number
RR/28/39
Earliest possible date
January 1923
Physical description
Standardised form (type D)
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Sydney Chapman

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Sydney Chapman, Referee's report by Sydney Chapman, on a paper 'The theory of diffusion viscosity and thermal conductivity of gases' by Harold Albert Wilson, January 1923, RR/28/39, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_28_39/referees-report-by-sydney-chapman-on-a-paper-the-theory-of-diffusion-viscosity-and-thermal-conductivity-of-gases-by-harold-albert-wilson, accessed on 20 May 2024

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