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Referee's report by Arthur Stanley Eddington, on a paper 'The concept of time' by R A Sampson

Reference number: RR/44/64

Date: October 1931

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Sectional committee: Mathematics

Not recommended for publication. The author 'obviously does not understand the relativity theory' and writes 'nonsense' about it. The paper shouldn't be rejected on his report alone, as he cannot verify or disprove anything. He has spent more time on it than he wishes.

[Not published].

Endorsed on verso as received 11 October 1931.

Reference number
RR/44/64
Earliest possible date
October 1931
Physical description
Standardised form (type D)
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Arthur Stanley Eddington

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Arthur Stanley Eddington, Referee's report by Arthur Stanley Eddington, on a paper 'The concept of time' by R A Sampson, October 1931, RR/44/64, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_44_64/referees-report-by-arthur-stanley-eddington-on-a-paper-the-concept-of-time-by-r-a-sampson, accessed on 27 February 2024

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