What degrees did Lise Meitner earn?

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What degrees did Lise Meitner earn?

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Lise Meitner was born to a nonreligious Jewish family in Vienna, Austria in 1878. Despite converting to Christianity and joining the Lutheran Church, her ethnic identity labeled her for persecution when Hitler rose to power. At the time, she was working at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in Berlin, Germany.

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Lise Meitner earned a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Vienna in 1906 after passing her doctoral oral exam in December of 1905. At the time,...

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Lise Meitner was a German physicist who was instrumental in the discovery of nuclear fission in the 1930s. Without her, we wouldn't have nuclear power or atomic weapons today! In this lesson, learn about her life and the many contributions she made to science.


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