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Referee's report by Robert Bellamy Clifton, on a paper 'Researches in spectrum-analysis in connexion with the spectrum of the sun.— No. V' by Joseph Norman Lockyer

Reference number: RR/8/43

Date: 10 April 1877

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests the number of metals sampled could have been larger. Publication of the map should not be delayed. Why hasn't the map for Cerium been included in the paper? Suggests that a comparison of the line lengths should have been included. Suggests the statements regarding relative line lengths could be clarified. Does not understand some of the anomalous reversals.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1881]

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RR/8/43
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10 April 1877
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8 pages
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Manuscript

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Robert Bellamy Clifton

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Robert Bellamy Clifton, Referee's report by Robert Bellamy Clifton, on a paper 'Researches in spectrum-analysis in connexion with the spectrum of the sun.— No. V' by Joseph Norman Lockyer, 10 April 1877, RR/8/43, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_43/referees-report-by-robert-bellamy-clifton-on-a-paper-researches-in-spectrum-analysis-in-connexion-with-the-spectrum-of-the-sun-no-v-by-joseph-norman-lockyer, accessed on 29 February 2024

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