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Referee's report by Isaac Todhunter, on a paper 'On certain definite integrals occurring in spherical harmonic analysis and on the expansion, in series, of the potentials of the ellipsoid and the ellipse' by William Davidson Niven

Reference number: RR/8/173

Date: 14 May 1879

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The formula used has already been presented in the Proceedings. Refers to work by Pierre-Simon Laplace.

Subject: Mathematics

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

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RR/8/173
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14 May 1879
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Letter on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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Isaac Todhunter

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Isaac Todhunter, Referee's report by Isaac Todhunter, on a paper 'On certain definite integrals occurring in spherical harmonic analysis and on the expansion, in series, of the potentials of the ellipsoid and the ellipse' by William Davidson Niven, 14 May 1879, RR/8/173, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_173/referees-report-by-isaac-todhunter-on-a-paper-on-certain-definite-integrals-occurring-in-spherical-harmonic-analysis-and-on-the-expansion-in-series-of-the-potentials-of-the-ellipsoid-and-the-ellipse-by-william-davidson-niven, accessed on 28 May 2024

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