Stewart, Balfour (18281887)

Stewart, Balfour, physicist, born in Edinburgh; after finishing his university curriculum went to Australia and engaged for some time in business; returned to England; became director at Kew Observatory, and professor of Natural Philosophy at Owens College, Manchester; made discoveries in radiant heat, and was one of the founders of spectrum analysis (q.v.); published text-books on physics, in wide repute (18281887).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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