Lise Meitner

Anna Schwarzbach's statue of LM at Humboldt University, Berlin

I met a man in a bar who told me about Lise Meitner; I was intrigued enough to find out more. I think she is one of my heroines.

Here is a talk I give on this topic.

References of note:

  1. Meitner L and Frisch O: Disintegration of Uranium by Neutrons: a New Type of Nuclear Reaction, Nature, 143, 239-240, Feb. 1939.
  2. Rife, Patricia: Lise Meitner and the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, Birkhäuser, 1999.
  3. Sime, Ruth: Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics, University of California Press, 1996.
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