Alan Astbury FRS (1934–2014) was a Canadian physicist, professor emeritus at University of Victoria, and was director of the Tri-Universities Meson Facility (TRIUMF) laboratory.
He led a group from the Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory who confirmed the existence of the W particle. He was president of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics.
Honours and awards
- Fundamental Interactions: Proceedings of the 23rd Lake Louise Winter Institute, Editors Alan Astbury, Alexander Penin, Faqir Khanna, World Scientific, 2009, ISBN 978-981-4280-93-8
- Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on High Energy Physics: ICHEP '98, Editors Alan Astbury, David Axen, Jake Robinson, World Scientific, 1999, ISBN 9789810237721