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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to work of James Clerk Maxwell, William Thomson, Lord Kelvin and Peter Tait.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1880]

Reference number
RR/8/175
Earliest possible date
23 July 1879
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Norman Macleod Ferrers

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Norman Macleod Ferrers, Referee's report by Norman Macleod Ferrers, on a paper 'On the conduction of heat in ellipsoids of revolution' by William Davidson Niven, 23 July 1879, RR/8/175, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_175/referees-report-by-norman-macleod-ferrers-on-a-paper-on-the-conduction-of-heat-in-ellipsoids-of-revolution-by-william-davidson-niven, accessed on 20 May 2024

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