” A Treatment of Modern Physics”

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UNDER the above title, E. N. da C. A., in NATURE of June 13, has subjected my co-worker, Mr. N. K. Saha and myself, to a vigorous strafing for writing ” A Treatise on Modern Physics”, Vol. 1, published by the Indian Press of Calcutta and Allahabad. In fairness to the large number of readers (not merely Indian) who, between the publication of the book in November, 1934, and its review in NATURE, have wasted, according to the reviewer, thirty shillings on a book advocating a ” method of teaching” which he holds ” to be pernicious”, I, as the senior author, seek permission to publish the following apologia in NATURE.

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