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Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'On relativity and wave mechanics' by W Band

Reference number: RR/49/8

Date: June 1933

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Sectional Committee: Mathematics

Not recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. 'The author appears to have merely put down a number of equations without considering at all their meaning and application, or even whether they are mutually consistent...I cannot find any point of view from which the work appears suitable'.

[Not published]

Endorsed on verso as received 23 June 1933.

Reference number
RR/49/8
Earliest possible date
June 1933
Physical description
Standardised form (type D)
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'On relativity and wave mechanics' by W Band, June 1933, RR/49/8, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_49_8/referees-report-by-paul-adrien-maurice-dirac-on-a-paper-on-relativity-and-wave-mechanics-by-w-band, accessed on 26 February 2024

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