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Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'Absorption of gases by charcoal. Part II. On a new series of equivalents or molecules' by Robert Angus Smith

Reference number: RR/8/205

Date: 21 May 1879

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Recommended for publication in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Refers to work of Saussure and Hunter [?]. Believes some of the results are an 'arithmetical coincidence', and some of the explanations are difficult to understand. Unless curtailed, the paper should not be published.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1879]

Reference number
RR/8/205
Earliest possible date
21 May 1879
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Heinrich Debus

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Heinrich Debus, Referee's report by Heinrich Debus, on a paper 'Absorption of gases by charcoal. Part II. On a new series of equivalents or molecules' by Robert Angus Smith, 21 May 1879, RR/8/205, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_205/referees-report-by-heinrich-debus-on-a-paper-absorption-of-gases-by-charcoal-part-ii-on-a-new-series-of-equivalents-or-molecules-by-robert-angus-smith, accessed on 25 February 2024

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