Balfour Stewart

Balfour StewartBalfour Stewart (1828 -1887) was a Scottish physicist who saw no conflict between the facts of science and the fundamentals of Christianity, expressing this con­viction in a number of popular writings. He is best known for his work on the magnetic field, especially the upper at­mosphere electrical currents, which led to the discovery of the ionosphere.

Excerpted from Men of Science, Men of God by Henry M. Morris. Copyright 1982, 1988 by Henry M. Morris. Used by permission.

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