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Recommended for publication in the '[Philosophical] Transactions of the Royal Society'. Referee has no hesitation in recommending its being printed as 'the greatest attention to accuracy appears in the arrangements for making the experiment and in the calculations formed'.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions, 1856]

Reference number
RR/3/4
Earliest possible date
18 February 1856
Physical description
Letter on Paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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James Challis

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James Challis, Referee's report by James Challis, on a paper 'Account of pendulum experiments undertaken in the Harton Colliery, for the purpose of determining the mean density of the earth' by George Biddell Airy, 18 February 1856, RR/3/4, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_3_4/referees-report-by-james-challis-on-a-paper-account-of-pendulum-experiments-undertaken-in-the-harton-colliery-for-the-purpose-of-determining-the-mean-density-of-the-earth-by-george-biddell-airy, accessed on 21 May 2024

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