Harry Hammond Hess
Born in New York in 1906, Harry Hammond Hess was considered a "very promising student" even in his high school years. He had no difficulty...
Hess, Harry Hammond (1906-1969)
Harry Hammond Hess spent much of his career studying what the ocean floor was made of and where it came from. He was a renowned geologist whose inter...
Harry Hammond Hess's work as a geologist and geophysicist led to a greater understanding of the origin of major features in the world' s oceans as well as the origin of ocean crust itself. In 1945 he ...