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PROF. J. H. POYNTING has published in the Proceedings of the Birmingham Philosophical Society a note on a method of calculating the velocity of propagation of waves of longitudinal and transverse disturbances by the rate of transfer of energy. The paper discusses the two cases by the method originally propounded by Lord Rayleigh.

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