pamphlet. 2 pages (pp. 1421-2) IN: Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances, de l'Academie des Sciences, Vol. 136, no. 24. 4to, original printed salmon wrappers (quite tattered at edges), now in modern wrappers. Paris, 1903. First Edition. Issue offered entire.
Early account of the scandalous n-rays, which were proven to be non-existant in 1904. Blondlot, who had achieved recognition for his experimental determinations of the consequences of Maxwell's theories of electromagnetism, retired into obscurity after he recanted his discovery of n-rays. DSB.