Reference numberEC/1940/02
Previous numbersCert XIV, 294; A00214
TitleAstbury, William Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation typed
CitationDistinguished for his researches into structure of keratin (horn, wool, feather and hair) and structure of proteins. Pioneer work in exploring by X-ray analysis a new field of incompletely regular atomic patterns. Responsible for fertile hypothesis of change of molecular form by macroscopic strains. Part author of Astbury and Yardley space-group tables. More than sixty papers and articles in Royal Society Proceedings, Transactions Faraday Society, and technical journals. Book, Fundamentals of Fibre Structure. Medals, University of Lille, Company of Dyers, Textile Institute. Actonian Prize, Royal Institution.
ProposersW L Bragg; A C Chibnall; D Keilin; F Gowland Hopkins; R Robinson; Eric K Rideal; J D Bernal; C R Harington
Access statusOpen

Astbury, William Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6226Astbury; William Thomas (1898 - 1961)1898 - 1961
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