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Sectional committee: Mathematics

Recommended for publication in Proceedings, after modification. He first read the paper when it was presented to the Royal Astronomical Society, where it was believed that the Proceedings of the Royal Society would be a better fit for the paper. The paper completely ignores previous work on the subject. The paper should be returned to the author and modified. It could potentially be published as a few smaller papers.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1947].

Date received not given.

Postcard (dated 3 May 1945)adds another previous author on the subject that the author should study.

Reference number
RR/69/327
Earliest possible date
1945
Physical description
Standardised form (type E), note on paper and postcard on paper
Page extent
5 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Edward Arthur Milne

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Edward Arthur Milne, Referee's report by Edward Arthur Milne, on a paper 'Radiative equilibrium in the ionosphere' by Richard Van Der Riet Woolley, 1945, RR/69/327, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_69_327/referees-report-by-edward-arthur-milne-on-a-paper-radiative-equilibrium-in-the-ionosphere-by-richard-van-der-riet-woolley, accessed on 30 May 2024

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