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Silvanus Thompson Memorial Lecture

Nature volume 101, pages 137138 (18 April 1918) | Download Citation



AT the meeting of the Röntgen Society held on April 9, with Capt. G. W. C. Kaye, president, in the chair, Sir Ernest Rutherford delivered the first Silvanus Thompson Memorial lecture. He dealt with the important advances in our knowledge of the constitution of matter, resulting from the discovery of X-rays in 1895. The following brief abstract indicates the scope of the address.

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