Otto Robert Frisch

  • Born: (Vienna, Austria)
  • Died: (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

Austrian physicist (1 October 1904 – 22 September 1979) who worked on nuclear physics
Otto R. Frisch, O.B.E., F.R.S.was a Jacksonian Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Cambridge, 1947 - 1972. He was best known as the physicist who in 1939 collaborated with Lise Meitner to produce the first definite identification and explanation of the phenomenon of "nuclear fission", a phrase which he himself identified.


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