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Sectional committee: Mathematics

Recommended for publication in Proceedings. It is of practical importance and the results are valuable.

Contains extra question - 'Is there any information contained in the paper which likely to be of value to the enemy?' Referee replies yes. Later retracts this view in the letter, once he has read Stradling's opinions.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1941].

Endorsed on verso as received 9 September 1940.

Reference number
RR/67/422
Earliest possible date
06 September 1940
Physical description
Standardised form (type E) and letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript
Typescript

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Joseph Proudman

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Joseph Proudman, Letter and referee's report by Joseph Proudman on a paper 'The production of waves by the sudden release of a spherical distribution of compressed air in the atmosphere' by J J Unwin, 06 September 1940, RR/67/422, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_67_422/letter-and-referees-report-by-joseph-proudman-on-a-paper-the-production-of-waves-by-the-sudden-release-of-a-spherical-distribution-of-compressed-air-in-the-atmosphere-by-j-j-unwin, accessed on 14 June 2024

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