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She was only the second woman to receive a science doctorate from the Vienna University?

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She was only the second woman to receive a science doctorate from the Vienna University, and was one of three scientists to identify the splitting of the uranium atom, Who was she?

posted Sep 24, 2015 by Sandeep Otari

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Lise Meitner

Dr Meitner was also at one time head of the Berlin University's radioactivity institute physics department, and later conducted research at Siegbahn's Nobel Institute for Physics in Sweden, and in a personal position was created for her at the University College of Stockholm. Dr Rosalind Franklin was part of the team that investigated the structure of DNA. Mary Fairfax Somerville in the 19th century was a Scottish science writer and polymath and was nominated jointly to be the first female member of the Royal Astronomical Society. Caroline Herschel, the sister of astronomer William Herschel and also an astronomer, was the first woman to be paid for her contribution to science, to be awarded a Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society (1828), and to be named an Honorary Member of the Royal Astronomical Society (1835, with Mary Somerville).

answer Sep 24, 2015 by Manikandan J
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