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Sectional Committee: Mathematics

Recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Suggests the paper could be advantageously shortened further. However, as the author refuses to shorten the paper further, and believes that his work has advantages over the previous work of others, the paper should be published in it's present form.

Contains extra question - 'Is there any information contained in the paper which likely to be of value to the enemy?' Referee replies no.

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

No received date.

Reference number
RR/68/460
Earliest possible date
1944
Physical description
Standardised form (type E)
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac

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Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, Second referee's report by Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, on a paper 'A study of the nature of the field theories of the electron and positron and of the meson' by H T Flint, 1944, RR/68/460, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_68_460/second-referees-report-by-paul-adrien-maurice-dirac-on-a-paper-a-study-of-the-nature-of-the-field-theories-of-the-electron-and-positron-and-of-the-meson-by-h-t-flint, accessed on 20 May 2024

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