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Lise Meitner

physicist

Dr. Meitner with Science Talent Search finalists, 1946

During Spring 1946, physicist Lise Meitner (1878-1968), of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, was a Visiting Professor of Physics at Catholic University, Washington, D.C., and met with finalists in the Science Talent Search competition. Left to right: James Alexander Hummel, Lise Meitner, Iloka Karasz, James Benjamin Gibson, Stephen Reynolds Arnold, and George Loweree Gaines, Jr.

video of a lecture about the life of Dr. Lise Meitner

Ruth Lewin Sime, author of Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics, discusses the life of Meitner, a pioneer in nuclear physics and the epic story behind her co-discovery of nuclear fission.

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Education of Lise Meitner

1 Educational Institution(s) are currently recorded in Wikidata about Lise Meitner

Where Lise Meitner Worked

6 Employers of Lise Meitner Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

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Royal Institute of Technology

Company Name:
Royal Institute of Technology
Description:
university in Stockholm, Sweden
Website:
http://www.kth.se/
Reference:
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Frederick William University

Company Name:
Frederick William University
Description:
university in Berlin, Germany; today Humboldt University
Reference:
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The Catholic University of America

Company Name:
The Catholic University of America
Description:
Private Catholic University in Washington, D.C.
Website:
http://www.cua.edu
Reference:
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Stockholm University

Company Name:
Stockholm University
Description:
state university of Stockholm, Sweden
Location:
Norra Djurgården
Website:
http://www.su.se/
Reference:
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University of Vienna

Company Name:
University of Vienna
Description:
public university located in Vienna, Austria
Location:
Vienna
Website:
http://www.univie.ac.at/
Reference:
Wikidata

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Humboldt University of Berlin

Company Name:
Humboldt University of Berlin
Description:
university in Germany
Location:
Dorotheenstadt
Website:
http://www.hu-berlin.de/
Reference:
Wikidata

Memberships of Lise Meitner

5 Organizations that Lise Meitner is a Member of Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

RS
Lise Meitner

Royal Society

English learned society for science

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GASL

German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

national academy of Germany





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Lise Meitner
RSAS

Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences





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Lise Meitner
GASB

German Academy of Sciences at Berlin

research institution of East Germany



AAAS
Lise Meitner

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

United States honorary society and center for independent policy research





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Timeline of Lise Meitner

Moments are currently recorded in Wikidata about Lise Meitner

People Relevant to Lise Meitner

10 People are currently recorded in Wikidata connected to Lise Meitner

Ludwig Boltzmann image of Ludwig Boltzmann
doctoral advisor
doctoral student: Lise Meitner
  • Austrian physicist
  • object has role: second doctoral advisor
  • point in time (for Ludwig Boltzmann): 1906-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • point in time: 1906-01-01T00:00:00Z
Franz S. Exner image of Franz S. Exner
doctoral advisor
doctoral student: Lise Meitner
  • Austrian physicist
  • object has role: first doctoral advisor
  • point in time (for Franz S. Exner): 1906-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • point in time: 1906-01-01T00:00:00Z
Rudolf Jaeckel
doctoral student
doctoral advisor: Lise Meitner
  • German physicist
Arnold Flammersfeld
doctoral student
doctoral advisor: Lise Meitner
  • German physicist
  • educated at (for Arnold Flammersfeld): Humboldt University of Berlin
  • point in time (for Arnold Flammersfeld): 1938-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • point in time: 1938-01-01T00:00:00Z
Philipp Meitner
father
child: Lise Meitner
  • Austrian lawyer and chess player
Auguste Frisch
sibling
sibling: Lise Meitner
  • daughter of Philip Meitner, mother of Otto Robert Frisch
  • type of kinship: brother
Nikolaus Riehl
student
doctoral advisor: Lise Meitner
student of: Lise Meitner
  • German chemist
Wang Ganchang image of Wang Ganchang
doctoral advisor: Lise Meitner
  • physicist
Otto Robert Frisch image of Otto Robert Frisch
Co-Author
  • Austrian physicist
Otto Hahn image of Otto Hahn
Co-Author
  • German chemist

Map of Lise Meitner and Influence

23 Locations are currently recorded in Wikidata about Lise Meitner

Royal Institute of Technology
The Catholic University of America
Stockholm University
University of Vienna
Humboldt University of Berlin
Bramley
Vienna
Cambridgeshire
Cambridge
Sweden
Austria
Japan
German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Royal Society
Stockholm
Meitner
Meitner
Q1780696
Lise-Meitner-Gymnasium
ABC-Abwehrschule
Lise-Meitner-Straße

Named After Lise Meitner

15 Instance(s) Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

Library of Lise Meitner

Works By and About Lise Meitner Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

Awards of Lise Meitner

13 Awards & Honors Recieved By Lise Meitner Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

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