in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Astronomy and Astrophysics; Physics. 1427 words.
Boyd, Sir Robert Lewis Fullarton (1922–2004), physicist and engineer, was born on 19 October 1922 at 5 Melbourne Terrace, Saltcoats, Ayrshire, the elder of twin sons of William John Boyd, a...