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National Research Council of Japan

Nature volume 142, page 609 (01 October 1938) | Download Citation



THE report of the National Research Council of Japan for the year April 1936-March 1937, which has recently been published, contains a list of serial publications issued during the year, with details of the general meeting, divisional meetings and committee meetings, as well as of the international scientific meetings at which the Council was represented. In addition to the Divisions of Astronomy, Geophysics, Chemistry, Physics, Geology and Geography, Biology and Agriculture, Medical Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics, a Committee of Pacific Investigation has held five meetings and a National Committee on Radio Research ten meetings dealing with the transmission of short waves, measurements of radio waves during the total solar eclipse on June 19, 1936, studies of the ionosphere, etc. The report also gives the personnel of the various divisions and committees and a full list of serial publications received from abroad.

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