• Discovery of nuclear fission in Berlin 1938

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      Nuclear fission; Discovery of neutron; transuranium puzzle; Hahn-Meitner collaboration; Lise Meitner

    • Abstract


      The story of the discovery of nuclear fission, one of the most exciting stories of how a scientific puzzle was finally solved and how the scientists involved were blind to many obvious indications, is described.

    • Author Affiliations


      D Hilscher1

      1. Hahn-Meitner-Institut Berlin, Berlin 39 - D-1000, Germany
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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