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11/02/1939 Nuclear Fission is explained

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Physics - Nuclear Fission reaction explained - Physics

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What is Nuclear Fission? | Physics | The Fuse School

Nature journal published a paper by Austrian scientists Lise Meitner and Otto Frisch (they were cousins) on nuclear fission. The reaction itself was discovered by German Otto Hahn a year earlier. Meitner and Frisch found an explanation for it. They named the process by analogy with biological fission of living cells.
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