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Referee's report by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, on a paper 'On the diurnal and annual inequalities of terrestrial magnetism, as deduced from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, from 1858 to 1863; being a continuation of a communication on the diurnal inequalities from 1841 to 1857, printed in the Philosophical Transactions, 1863. With a note on the lunodiurnal and other lunar inequalities, as deduced from observations extending from 1848 to 1863' by George Biddell Airy

Reference number: RR/6/11

Date: 30 March 1869

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The results should be easily comparable between the two localities.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

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RR/6/11
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30 March 1869
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Letter on paper
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4 pages
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Manuscript

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William Thomson, Referee's report by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, on a paper 'On the diurnal and annual inequalities of terrestrial magnetism, as deduced from observations made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, from 1858 to 1863; being a continuation of a communication on the diurnal inequalities from 1841 to 1857, printed in the Philosophical Transactions, 1863. With a note on the lunodiurnal and other lunar inequalities, as deduced from observations extending from 1848 to 1863' by George Biddell Airy, 30 March 1869, RR/6/11, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_11/referees-report-by-william-thomson-1st-baron-kelvin-on-a-paper-on-the-diurnal-and-annual-inequalities-of-terrestrial-magnetism-as-deduced-from-observations-made-at-the-royal-observatory-greenwich-from-1858-to-1863-being-a-continuation-of-a-communication-on-the-diurnal-inequalities-from-1841-to-1857-printed-in-the-philosophical-transactions-1863-with-a-note-on-the-lunodiurnal-and-other-lunar-inequalities-as-deduced-from-observations-extending-from-1848-to-1863-by-george-biddell-airy, accessed on 16 April 2024

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