The Radiometer and its Lessons


I HEAR from Dr. Carpenter that he is sending to you, for publication in the next number of NATURE, a statement intended as a refutation of an opinion which I ventured to express, in my address to the Mathematical and Physical Section of the British Association at Plymouth, respecting an article on the “Radiometer,” contributed by him to the Nineteenth Century for April. As Dr. Carpenter appears to have interpreted that expression of opinion in a sense different from that which it was intended to convey, I shall be much obliged if you will afford me space in your next issue for a few words of explanation.

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FOSTER, G. The Radiometer and its Lessons. Nature 16, 546 (1877).

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