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Lise Meitner

Physicist (7-Nov-1878 — 27-Oct-1968)


Deborah Crawford. Lise Meitner: Atomic Pioneer. New York: Crown Publishing. 1969. 192pp.

Bengt Forkman. Lise Meitner: En Levnadsteckning. Hedemora, Sweden: Gidlund. 2006. 219pp.

Janet Hamilton. Lise Meitner: Pioneer of Nuclear Fission. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow. 2002. 128pp.

Patricia Rife. Lise Meitner and the Dawn of the Nuclear Age. New York: Springer-Verlag. 1983. 432pp.

Ruth Lewin Sime. Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics. University of California Press. 1996. 526pp.


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  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.504)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.471)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.999)

  9. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.405a)

  10. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.319)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.339)

  12. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.543)

  13. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.326)

  14. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.344)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.154)

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