What is Hess’s Law?

Germain Henri Hess was born in Geneva, Switzerland. In 1830, Hess took up chemistry full-time, researching and teaching, and later became an adjunct professor of Chemistry at the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences. He is known for his work in thermochemistry.  Hess’s law is also known as the Hess’s law of Constant Heat Summation. Read further …

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