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Second referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'The electromagnetic field due to a uniformly and rigidly electrified sphere in spinless accelerated motion and its mechanical reaction on the sphere—I' by George Adolphus Schott

Reference number: RR/56/96

Date: May 1936

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Sectional Committee: Mathematics

Not recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. The author does not use the formulae of Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Shankdland [Robert Sherwood Shankland?] and Cunningham. Does not agree with some of the conlcusions. Does not feel the paper contributes towards current problems in physics. Previous erroneous statements regarding radiation have been omitted.

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Endorsed on verso as received 7 May 1936.

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RR/56/96
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May 1936
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Standardised form (type D) and letter on paper
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, Second referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'The electromagnetic field due to a uniformly and rigidly electrified sphere in spinless accelerated motion and its mechanical reaction on the sphere—I' by George Adolphus Schott, May 1936, RR/56/96, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_56_96/second-referees-report-by-paul-adrien-maurice-dirac-on-a-paper-the-electromagnetic-field-due-to-a-uniformly-and-rigidly-electrified-sphere-in-spinless-accelerated-motion-and-its-mechanical-reaction-on-the-spherei-by-george-adolphus-schott, accessed on 24 May 2024

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