Definition of Hahn, Otto in English:

Hahn, Otto

Line breaks: Otto Hahn
Pronunciation: /hɑːn
 
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( 1879–1968), German chemist, co-discoverer of nuclear fission. Together with Lise Meitner he discovered the new element protactinium in 1917. The pair discovered nuclear fission in 1938 with Fritz Strassmann ( 1902–80). Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1944).

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