Essays Tagged: "Lise Meitner"

Timeline of Elements?

by neutrons it produces smaller nuclei roughly half the size of the original Uranium nucleus.*1938- Lise Meitner realized that Hahn was splitting the Uranium nucleus, something never done before.*1951 ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Local scientists and their history.

le, Fermi's work had produced some puzzling results and physicists Otto Hahn, Fritz Strassmann, and Lise Meitner took it up in Germany. They began to suspect that Fermi hadn't created a new element at ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Woman Behind Fision: An Abridged Biography of Lise Meitner

Born in Vienna in 1878, Lise Meitner was one of eight children; her father was among the first group of Jewish men to practi ... dy. She easily passed the entrance examination to the University of Vienna. With her usual passion, Lise attended every possible lecture--both in the sciences and the humanities. It was immediately cl ... ms and received her doctorate in 1906.Despite her parents' hesitations about young women traveling, Lise decided to go to Berlin to attend a series of lectures given by Max Planck. Originally planned ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Nuclear Energy.

he neutron.* No change, ergo, can probe nucleus.* Hahn and Strassmann fired neutrons at U nucleus.* Lise Meitner and Otto Frisch interpreted this:Neutrons caused splitting of U into smaller nuclei* Fi ...

(1 pages) 30 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

How the Atom Bomb Was Developed         The events leading to

st secret in 1938 when Hahn and Strassmann of Germany learned that they had split the uranium atom. Lise Meitner and O.R. Frisch identified the splitting as nuclear fission. Excitement was great in th ...

(4 pages) 509 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

How the Atom Bomb Was Developed         The events leading to

st secret in 1938 when Hahn and Strassmann of Germany learned that they had split the uranium atom. Lise Meitner and O.R. Frisch identified the splitting as nuclear fission. Excitement was great in th ...

(4 pages) 463 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Manhattan Project: Dawn of the Atomic Age

nto Barium and Krypton (Szasz).The seeds of the Manhattan Project were planted when two scientists, Lise Meitner and Otto Frisch applied Albert Einstein's famous equation E=MC2 (E = energy, m = mass, ...

(6 pages) 21 0 4.2 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Nuclear Fission

r successful nuclear fission was preformed four years later in 1938 by German scientists Otto Hahn, Lise Meitner and Fritz Strassman. Meitner was forced by the Anschluss to flee Germany because her ci ...

(4 pages) 1347 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

How a nuclear power plant works

that the induced nuclear fission was discovered by German physicists (Otto Hahn, Fritz Strassmann, Lise Meitner and Otto Frisch)After all these findings it's in the Soviet Union in 1954 that the firs ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry