Dr. Lise Meitner (1878-1968) - Jewish Austrian-Swedish physicist known for her co-discovery of nuclear fission. In 1906 she became the 2nd woman ever to graduate with a doctorate of physics from the University of Vienna. When asked to join the Manhattan Project, Meitner refused, declaring ‘I will have nothing to do with a bomb!’ The inscription on her headstone reads “Lise Meitner: a physicist who never lost her humanity.”
Women in science that U should know...and probably don't "I didn't succumb to the stereotype that science wasn't for girls." ~ Sally Ride Also listed: Mary Somerville, Caroline Herschel, Mary Anning, Emmy Noether, Alice Catherine Evans, Dorothy Hodgkin, Rosalind Franklin, Mildred Dresselhaus, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Lise Meitner, Annie Scott Dill Maunder, Henrietta Swan Leavitt [click on this image to find a short link & analysis of gendered socialization & the absence of women in…
Lise Meitner (7 or 17 November 1878 – 27 October 1968) was an Austrian-born Physicist. Meitner was part of the team that discovered nuclear fission, an achievement for which her colleague Otto Hahn was awarded the Nobel Prize. Meitner is often mentioned as one of the most glaring examples of women’s scientific achievement overlooked by the Nobel committee.
http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lise_Meitner Lise Meitner (Viena, 17 de noviembre de 1878 - Cambridge, 27 de octubre de 1968) fue una física austriaca que investigó la radiactividad y física nuclear. Meitner formó parte del equipo que descubrió la fisión nuclear, un logro por el cual su colega Otto Hahn recibió el Premio Nobel. Es a menudo considerada uno de los más evidentes ejemplos de hallazgos científicos hechos por mujeres y pasados por alto por el comité del Nobel.
Lise Meitner, (7 November 1878 – 27 October 1968) was an Austrian, later Swedish, physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics. Meitner was part of the team that discovered nuclear fission, an achievement for which her colleague Otto Hahn was awarded the Nobel Prize. Meitner is often mentioned as one of the most glaring examples of women's scientific achievement overlooked by the Nobel committee.