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Lise Meitner Helped Discover Nuclear Fission—and Was Then Forgotten via Daily Beast

Lise Meitner’s co-discovery of nuclear fission in the 1940s led to nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. But the scientific establishment ignored her ground-breaking work. Janice Kaplan When Lise Meitner was invited to Los Alamos in the early 1940s to work … Continue reading

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