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Meitner

Lise . 1878--1968, Austrian nuclear physicist. With Hahn, she discovered protactinium (1918), and they demonstrated with F. Strassmann the fission of uranium
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In 1945, Lise Meitner wrote to Hahn, "It was clear to me that even you and [Max von] Laue had not grasped the real situation....
Flemish still-life painting but, close up, there's a riot of images: a traditional one of Christ is American artist Richard Meitner, who is based in Amsterdam, has produced new work for National Glass Centre curled fish-like on a plate (seafood - which both love - features a lot in their work); a dish of "food" turns out to be Mexico's familiar Oaxacan black clay skulls; a powder could be salt or cocaine; there are slices of lime and, a real symbol of the west, a Coca Cola bottle, only highly decorated and based on one which caught Einar's eye on a Mexican market stall.
This bothered Lise Meitner especially, and after she was forced to flee Germany in the summer of 1938, she maintained contact with Otto Flahn and continued to urge them to solve the problem.
Meitner and the information drops off considerably.
LISE MEITNER AND THE DAWN OF THE NUCLEAR AGE: Patricia Rife (Boston: Birkhauser, 1999).
En, los anos 30, Hahn y Meitner ya eran una pareja de investigadores reconocida en la Comunidad cientifica, ya que en 1918 habian descubierto un nuevo elemento, el protactinio.
These were, of course, also the most critical years (indeed, the very stuff) of Meitner's life, and Sime has done an admirable job of integrating the most technical details into her account of Meitner's daily experience.
This dual biography of physicists Irene Joliot-Curie and Lise Meitner explores the impact their individual discoveries had on the development of nuclear energy.
Swift Meitner looks a Puppy going the right way for trainer Jimmy Wright when taking the P1 contest in a very promising (29.08).
10, nuclear fission: History tells us that Lise Meitner (with her nephew Otto Frisch) elucidated nuclear fission (by explaining what Hahn and Strassmann had observed, but signally failed to explain).
Erika Meitner's poem "Job" hints at the unstable future of employment in office work.
(1) Present Address: Hahn Meitner Institute, Berlin, Germany.