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What language did Lise Meitner speak?

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What language did Lise Meitner speak?

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Lise Meitner helped to discover nuclear fission, though her name does not appear with her team when they were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery. In part, she was excluded due to a lack of significant publications regarding the discovery of her team. However, the lack of publication was due to fleeing Germany during WWII.

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The extend of Lise Meitner's linguistic education is unknown, but as an Austrian citizen who worked in Berlin, she likely spoke German fluently. She...

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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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