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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to work by Brüder [?] [Philosophical Magazine, Vol.33, p.281]. Suggests the paper be published in full, complete with extensive index. Reviewer has no issue with the review being sent to the author. Notes in postscript that his own experimental results had come close to those of Stokes.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/2/230
Earliest possible date
21 June 1852
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
8 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Frederick William Herschel

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John Frederick William Herschel, Referee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on a paper 'On the change of refrangibility of light' by George Gabriel Stokes, 21 June 1852, RR/2/230, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_2_230/referees-report-by-john-frederick-william-herschel-on-a-paper-on-the-change-of-refrangibility-of-light-by-george-gabriel-stokes, accessed on 18 June 2024

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