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Nature volume 104, pages 393394 (18 December 1919) | Download Citation

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THE correction to the Einstein effect indicated by Mr. W. H. Dines's estimate of the depression of temperature in the eclipse shadow is even less than 10â11 radians or 10â6 seconds of arc. For a vertical ray the deflection caused by a horizontal temperaturegradient of dθ° C. in dx cm. is approximately

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    • LEWIS F. RICHARDSON

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