The Constitution of Atoms and Molecules

  title={The Constitution of Atoms and Molecules},
  author={John William Nicholson},
DR. VAN DEN BROEK'S letter (NATURE, May 7, p. 241) contains one or two misapprehensions of the views put forward in my paper (Phil. Mag., April, 1914), and I shall accordingly endeavour to make my meaning clearer. The paper does not purport to show that Dr. van den Broek's hypothesis is incorrect—in fact, in my own belief, it is fundamentally correct, though not necessarily in complete detail—but only to show that it is incompatible with the present form of Bohr's theory. Any atomic theory has… 
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