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Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'Theory of electric charge' by Arthur Stanley Eddington

Reference number: RR/47/31

Date: June 1932

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Sectional committee: Mathematics

Recommended for publication in Proceedings, in full. He 'cannot understand the paper at all' but it seems very important.The author should be asked if whether this paper is the final work on this theory or whether further improvements will be made. If it is the final work, it should be published and if not, the Society should wait for the final version.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1932].

Endorsed on verso as received 25 June 1932.

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RR/47/31
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June 1932
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2 pages
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