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Nature volume 127, page 456 (21 March 1931) | Download Citation



THE death occurred on Sunday, Feb. 15, of W. G. Robson, lecturer in natural philosophy in the United College of the University of St. Andrews. From 1892, when Mr. Robson was appointed assistant to Prof. A. S. Butler, he was almost continuously associated with the University either in St. Andrews or Dundee. During the War he was engaged in the Aircraft Instruments Department in London, and had charge of the Oxygen Research Laboratory. His wide experience, kindly disposition, and his knowledge of mathematics, physics, and electrical engineering made him a most valuable member of the University staff.

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