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Meitner, Lise (1878–1968)

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

Seventh edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780198722823
Published online January 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191789540
Meitner, Lise (1878–1968)

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who worked in Berlin with Otto *Hahn. Together they discovered protactinium. Meitner and Hahn worked together on neutron bombardment of uranium. In the 1930s, she escaped from Austria to Sweden to avoid Nazi persecution. In Stockholm, along with her nephew ...

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