Meitnerium Zone

Lise Meitner with students at Bryn Mawr College 1959 | Wikimedia Commons

Meitnerium was discovered in 1982 and is named after the Austrian-Swedish physicist Lise Meitner, who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics. In 2016 the Institute of Physics established the Lise Meitner Medal and Prize for distinguished contributions to public engagement within physics.

In this general science zone you’ll meet X scientists working in a range of fields.

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