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The Women Written Out of Nuclear Science via Portside (Lady Science)

Kit Chapman Their stories are not just an important reminder of the difficulties faced by women in science; they are illustrations of how prejudices and bias can force talented individuals out of research to the detriment of us all. In … Continue reading

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How One Forgotten Jewish Female Scientist Transformed Nuclear Physics via Inverse

By Timothy J. Jorgensen, On Feb. 11, 1939, Lisa Meitner shared a startling discovery. Nuclear fission – the physical process by which very large atoms like uranium split into pairs of smaller atoms — is what makes nuclear bombs and … Continue reading

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