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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', suggests the Proceedings instead. Considers the paper a 'provisional report', which would benefit from publication without delay. The paper will eventually be superseded by a fuller publication.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry, Astronomy

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1878]

Reference number
RR/8/116
Earliest possible date
19 March 1878
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 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 'Researches in spectrum analysis in connection with the spectrum of the sun' by Joseph Norman Lockyer, 19 March 1878, RR/8/116, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_116/referees-report-by-james-clerk-maxwell-on-a-paper-researches-in-spectrum-analysis-in-connection-with-the-spectrum-of-the-sun-by-joseph-norman-lockyer, accessed on 22 April 2024

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