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In 1938 Lise Meitner

By February 21, 2019May 30th, 2019No Comments

In 1938, Lise Meitner—a Jewish woman living in Swedish exile—was not credited in a landmark paper on nuclear fission that was published by her Berlin colleagues, Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassmann. The omission cost her the Nobel Prize.  (The Conversation, 2/7/19)

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