Otto Hahn

German chemist and physicist

Otto Hahn (8 March 1879 – 28 July 1968) was a German Nobel Prize winning chemist. He did pioneering research into the atom and he discovered nuclear fission (splitting the uranium atom) in 1938, together with Lise Meitner and Fritz Strassmann.

Otto Hahn
Born(1879-03-08)March 8, 1879
DiedJuly 28, 1968(1968-07-28) (aged 89)
Known forNobel Prize in Chemistry in 1944

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