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This was really the weakest point in the whole work.


Plate XV.
cropped from border and page
illustrating C. V. Raman. “The Curvature Method of determining the Surface-Tension of Liquids.” The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science. Ser. 6, Vol. 14 (1907) : 591-596
UC Berkeley copy, digitized April 20, 2007

“The experiments and observations recorded in this note were made at the Physical Laboratory of the Presidency College, Madras.”

C. V. Raman (1888-1970) — “physicist whose ground breaking work in the field of light scattering earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physics.” wikipedia

aside —
imagine what must have gone into selecting and preparing this photograph, for submission with the paper.

epigram from p 594.

23 November 2013

confidence; shadows; surface-tension
C. V. Raman, “The Curvature Method of determining the Surface-Tension of Liquids” (1907)