Abstract:This is no place for an account of Paton's scientific discoveries or of the useful results that flowed from them, nor for treating his influence on national affairs through service on innumerable committees. To historians of science Bill Paton is known as a successful and creative editor of the Notes and Records of the Royal Society from vol. 26 (1971) to vol. 43 (1989). In the same period he undertook the chairmanship of the British National Committee for the History of Science, Medicine and Technology, exerc… Show more
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