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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meitner, Lise, 1878-1968.,
  • Meitner, Lise, 1878-1968.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the Austrian scientist whose discoveries in nuclear physics played a major part in developing atomic energy.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 187-188.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC774.M4 C7 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5695875M
    LC Control Number70090997


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