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The Aëronautical Society

Naturevolume 81page6 (1909) | Download Citation



I HAVE no desire to do injustice to the Aëronautical Society, neither do I expect its proceedings to be free from all errors. But in view of the fact that mathematical formulæ and physical considerations now frequently enter into papers bearing on aëronautics, I consider that the time has come when the society should realise the importance of dealing more efficiently with papers of a theoretical character than was necessary formerly. As I have communicated my views on this point to the society through Mr. Bruce, a detailed reply may be unnecessary.

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