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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions, although improvements are required. It is a 'valuable contribution to theoretical science, although it is not a complete investigation'.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1872].

Reference number
RR/7/431
Earliest possible date
31 October 1875
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
8 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

James Clerk Maxwell

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James Clerk Maxwell, Referee's report by James Clerk Maxwell, on a paper 'The action of light on selenium' by William Grylls Adams and R E Day, 31 October 1875, RR/7/431, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_7_431/referees-report-by-james-clerk-maxwell-on-a-paper-the-action-of-light-on-selenium-by-william-grylls-adams-and-r-e-day, accessed on 15 June 2024

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