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Professor Bob Lloyd
Fellow Emeritus, Chemistry

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Lloyd D R, 'Symmetry and Asymmetry in the construction of 'elements' in the Timaeus.' , Classical Quarterly, 56, (2), 2006, p459-474 Journal Article, 2006

Lloyd, D.R., Triangular Relationships and Most Beautiful Bodies. On the Significance of ἄπειρα at Timaeus 57d5, and on the Number of Plato's Elementary Triangles, Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava, 62, 2009, p11 - 29 Journal Article, 2009

D.R. Lloyd, Cubic Icosahedra? A Problem in Assigning Symmetry, Journal of Chemical Education, 87 , (8), 2010, p823 - 826 Journal Article, 2010 DOI TARA - Full Text URL

Bob Lloyd, Even Hilbert Nods , The Mathematical Intelligencer, 32, (4), 2010, p3 - 4 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Lloyd, David R., What was measured in Millikan's study of the photoelectric effect?", American Journal of Physics,, 83, 2015, p765- Journal Article, 2015

How Old Are the Platonic Solids? in, editor(s)Mircea Pitici , The Best Writing on Mathematics 2013
 , Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 2014, pp149 - 162, [David R. Lloyd ] Book Chapter, 2014

Bob Lloyd, Is There Any Conflict Between Evolution and the Second Law of Thermodynamics?, The Mathematical Intelligencer, 34, 2012 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Lloyd D R, Comment on "Salt-Pump Mechanism for Contaminant Intrusion into Coastal Aquifers" , Science, 302, (31st October), 2003, p784 - 784 Journal Article, 2003 URL

Bridge, M. E. and Lloyd, D. R. , Is there a significant diffusive "salt-pump mechanism" for the transport of organic contaminants from the marine environment into fresh water aquifers: a discussion contribution, Environmental Geology, 49, 2005, p207 - 213 Journal Article, 2005

Lloyd D R, Symmetry and Beauty in Plato, Symmetry , 2, 2010, p455 - 465 Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text

D. Robert Lloyd, The Chemistry of Platonic Triangles: Problems in the Interpretation of the Timaeus, Hyle-International Journal for Philosophy of Chemistry, 13, (2), 2007, p99 - 118 Journal Article, 2007 URL

D R Lloyd, Francesco Loparco, Silvia Rainò, Paolo Spinelli, "Correction to the paper 'Measurement of the ratio h/e with a photomultiplier tube and a set of LEDs'" (F. Loparco et al 2017 Eur. J. Phys. 38, 025208), Eur. J. Phys., 39, 2018, p039502- Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Lloyd, D. , SIMPLICIUS ON THE FILLING OF SPACE, IN CAELO 655.9-656.5: A DELIBERATE MISTAKE? , The Cambridge Classical Journal, 2021, p1-26. Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Lloyd, D.R., Global warming: the physical chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry Environmental Chemistry Group Bulletin, July, 2005, p5-8 Review, 2005

D R Lloyd, F. Loparco, M S Malagoli,2S Rainò and P Spinelli, Correction to the paper "Measurement of the ratio h/e with a photomultiplier tube and a set of LEDs" (F. Loparco et al 2017 Eur. J. Phys. 38, 025208) Journal Article,