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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to work of Siméon Denis Poisson.

Subject: Astronomy and Mathematics

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

Reference number
RR/5/48
Earliest possible date
1863
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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James Clerk Maxwell

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James Clerk Maxwell, Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'On the nature of the sun’s magnetic action upon the earth' by Charles Chambers, 1863, RR/5/48, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_48/referees-report-by-james-clerk-maxwell-on-a-paper-on-the-nature-of-the-suns-magnetic-action-upon-the-earth-by-charles-chambers, accessed on 23 April 2024

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