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Accession Record : Extract from Annual Report for 1935

COMMITTEE OF THE MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE Report for the year 1935 (including the 12th annual report on the Lewis Evans Collection)

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'Moseley's X-ray Spectrometer used in the Electrical laboratory in Oxford for establishing the sequence of the elements according to their atomic numbers, sometimes called 'Moseley Numbers'. Described in the Philosophical Magazine for April 1914, and presented by Professor J. S. Townsend. The original research which was successfully accomplished with this apparatus is one of the most important ever undertaken in the University by any Oxford man. Mr. Moseley was killed in the Dardanelles Expedition in 1914.'

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