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Hahn, Otto

Syllabification: Hahn, Otto
Pronunciation: /hän
 
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Definition of Hahn, Otto in English:

( 1879–1968), German chemist, pioneer of nuclear fission. Together with Lise Meitner, he discovered the element protactinium in 1917. The pair discovered nuclear fission in 1938 with Fritz Strassmann ( 1902–80). Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1944), shared with Strassmann.

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