Lise Meitner

  • Born

    Lise was born on Nov. 7, 1878.
  • University of Vienna

    Lise enrolled the University of Vienna.
  • Doctorate

    Lise graduates from college with her doctorate in Physics, which says that she's an expert in Physics and can be a professor if she wants.
  • Begins work with Otto Hahn

    Lise went to Berlin, Germany to work with Otto Hahn and Max Planck.
  • Nurse

    Worked as an X-Ray nurse during World War 1.
  • Discovey

    Lise and her partners discoveved proactinium.
  • Lecturer

    Lise bacame the first woman to lecture at the University of Berlin.
  • Moved

    Lise went to Sweden to escape the Nazis.
  • Letters

    Partners wrote a letter to Nature Journal about fission.
  • Prize

    Hahn received the phyics nobel prize but Lise Meitner's work was ignored.
  • Royal

    Lise became a royal swedish academy of scieces foreign member.
  • Atom Bomb

    The Atomic Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Lise never wanted the things she studied to be used that way.
  • Awarded

    Lise was awarded the German Physics Society 's Max Planck Medal.
  • Became citizen of Sweden

    Lise became a citizen of Sweden.
  • Enrico Fermi Award

    Lise, Hahn, and Strssmann got awarded the Enrico Fermi Award.
  • Died

    Lise Meitner died in Cambridge England.
  • Meitnerium

    Meitnerium, element 109, was named after her.