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When was the Lise Meitner Medal created?

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When was the Lise Meitner Medal created?

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Lise Meitner (1878-1968) was a physicist that helped discover nuclear fission. This discovery would influence nuclear energy generation technologies as well as the development of the atomic bomb.

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Lise Meitner has a number of physics awards named after her. The European Physical Society established the Lise Meitner Prize in 2000. In 2006, the...

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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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