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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, despite not fully understanding the author's interpretations.

Subject: Engineering/Physics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1857].

Reference number
RR/3/229
Earliest possible date
12 January 1855
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Thomson

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William Thomson, Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin on a paper 'On the stability of loose earth' by William John Macquorn Rankine, 12 January 1855, RR/3/229, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_3_229/referees-report-by-william-thomson-lord-kelvin-on-a-paper-on-the-stability-of-loose-earth-by-william-john-macquorn-rankine, accessed on 15 April 2024

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