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Referee's report by John Couch Adams, on a paper 'Experiments, made at Watford, on the vibrations occasioned by railway trains passing through a tunnel' by James South

Reference number: RR/5/249

Date: 11 July 1863

Description

Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests publication in the Proceedings. Considers the paper should be published, but does not think the experiments are elaborate or complete enough for the Transactions. Suggests additional experimental details which should be added.

Subject: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Astonomy

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1864]

Reference number
RR/5/249
Earliest possible date
11 July 1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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John Couch Adams

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John Couch Adams, Referee's report by John Couch Adams, on a paper 'Experiments, made at Watford, on the vibrations occasioned by railway trains passing through a tunnel' by James South, 11 July 1863, RR/5/249, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_249/referees-report-by-john-couch-adams-on-a-paper-experiments-made-at-watford-on-the-vibrations-occasioned-by-railway-trains-passing-through-a-tunnel-by-james-south, accessed on 16 April 2024

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