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The Structure of Liquids

Nature volume 139, pages 272274 (13 February 1937) | Download Citation



THE Edinburgh discussion of the Faraday Society on September 24-26 on the subject of “The Structure of Liquids and Solutions” was a particularly successful and satisfactory conference. The choice of subject had been very happily timed. The theory of the structure of liquids, which has been in recent years approached from a number of different angles, appears now to have reached a stage in which a larger synthesis is possible, and the bringing together in Edinburgh of many of those who have most notably contributed to these theories has markedly helped towards such a synthesis.

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