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Sectional committee: Physics

Not recommended for publication. His objections with the papers are 'so fundamental that modifications could hardly be considered'. The paper is of an empirical nature and therefore unsuitable for an engineering journal.

[Not published].

Endorsed on verso as received 30 April 1930.

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April 1930
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2 pages

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Edward Victor Appleton

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Edward Victor Appleton, Referee's report by Edward Victor Appleton, on a paper 'The electric wind' by A M Thornton and M Waters, April 1930, RR/42/64, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 28 May 2024

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