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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society' in it's current form. Refers to work of Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille and Graham [Thomas Graham?]. Suggests adding clarifying explanation to the method and processes. Suggests the author clarify their use of the term 'energy'. Suggests the paper be returned to the author for modification.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1879]

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07 May 1879
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4 pages

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John Hall Gladstone

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John Hall Gladstone, Referee's report by John Hall Gladstone, on a paper 'On the microrheometer' by James Ballantyne Hannay, 07 May 1879, RR/8/160, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 16 June 2024

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