Meitner Lise

Meit·ner

 (mīt′nər), Lise 1878-1968.
Austrian-born Swedish physicist and pioneer in the study of nuclear fission.
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Meit·ner

(mīt′nər), Lise 1878-1968.
Austrian-born Swedish physicist who was the first to describe the process of nuclear fission. Her contributions to the field of nuclear fission led to the development of the atomic bomb and nuclear energy.
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