Balfour Stewart (1 November 1828 – 19 December 1887) wis a Scots pheesicist.

Balfour Stewart
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Born1 November 1828
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died19 December 1887(1887-12-19) (aged 59)
Ballymagarvey, Balrath, Coonty Meath, Ireland
NaitionalityScots
CitizenshipBreetish
Alma materVarsity o St. Andras Varsity o Edinburgh
Kent forHeat, Meteorology, & Terrestrial Magnetism
AwairdsRumford Medal (1868)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics
InstitutionsKew Observatory, Owens College, Manchester
Doctoral advisorJames David Forbes