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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the joining together of two structures. For example, the surgical fusion of two or more vertebrae is performed to stabilize an unstable spine. Fusion of the epiphyses during...

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Lise Meitner (1878–1968)

Daniel R. Altschuler and Fernando J. Ballesteros.

in The Women of the Moon

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Physics; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 5288 words.

This chapter describes the figure of Lise Meitner, famous Austrian physicist and co-discoverer of the nuclear fusion of uranium, who had to flee her country during the Second World War...

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