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Frisch, Otto Robert

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(1904–79), British physicist; born in Austria. With his aunt, Lise Meitner, he recognized that Otto Hahn’s experiments with uranium had produced a new type of nuclear reaction, which Frisch called nuclear fission. He also indicated the explosive potential of its chain reaction.

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