Jean Servais Stas

Stas, Jean Servais (zhäNˈ sĕrvāˈ stäs) [key], 1813–91, Belgian chemist. He was assistant to J. B. A. Dumas and professor (1840–65) at the École royale militaire, Brussels. He is noted for his accurate determinations of atomic weights.

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