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Lise Meitner : A Life in Physics
by Ruth Lewin Sime


Overview - Lise Meitner (1878-1968) was a pioneer of nuclear physics and codiscoverer, with Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassmann, of nuclear fission. This "riveting and masterful account of a scientist's devotion to physics . . . blends . . science and history with seamless ease" (Marcia Bartusiak, "Washington Post Book World").  Read more...

 
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Overview
Lise Meitner (1878-1968) was a pioneer of nuclear physics and codiscoverer, with Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassmann, of nuclear fission. This "riveting and masterful account of a scientist's devotion to physics . . . blends . . science and history with seamless ease" (Marcia Bartusiak, "Washington Post Book World"). 32 photos.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780520208605
  • ISBN-10: 0520208609
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publish Date: June 1997
  • Page Count: 526
  • Dimensions: 9.06 x 6.04 x 1.44 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.62 pounds

Series: Centennial Books

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