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Letter from George Biddel Airy, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the diurnal inequalities of terrestrial magnetism, as deduced from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, from 1841 to 1857' by George Biddell Airy

Reference number: RR/5/3

Date: 16 June 1863

Description

Has corrected an error as noted by one of the referees, and responds to some of the criticisms of the paper.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1863]

Reference number
RR/5/3
Earliest possible date
16 June 1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter from George Biddel Airy, to George Gabriel Stokes, regarding a paper 'On the diurnal inequalities of terrestrial magnetism, as deduced from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, from 1841 to 1857' by George Biddell Airy, 16 June 1863, RR/5/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_3/letter-from-george-biddel-airy-to-george-gabriel-stokes-regarding-a-paper-on-the-diurnal-inequalities-of-terrestrial-magnetism-as-deduced-from-observations-made-at-the-royal-observatory-greenwich-from-1841-to-1857-by-george-biddell-airy, accessed on 26 May 2024

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