Table of contents for Lise Meitner and the dawn of the nuclear age / Patricia Rife, Foreword by John Archibald Wheeler.


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Foreword by John Archibald Wheeler.-Introduction by Patricia Rife.-Choosing the Path of Physics: 1878–1906.-Berlin: 1907–1909.-New Explorations at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute: 1909–1914.-World War I and Its Consequences: 1914–1920.-Shadows Lengthen: The Struggle out of the Causal Chain: 1920–1932.-Science in Nazi Germany: 1933–1936.-The Transuranic Maze: 1934–1938.-Escape from Nazi Germany: 1938.-The Discovery and Interpretation of Fission: 1938.-The News of Fission Spreads: 1939.-Chain Reaction and the Dawn of the Nuclear Age: 1939.-Secrecy and Code Names: War Research Surrounding Nuclear Fission: 1939–1942.-The Dark Days of War: 1941–1945.-The Atomic Bomb, a Trip to Washington, and the Nobel Prize Controversy: 1945–1946.-Epilogue: What Scientists Will Make of This Newly Found Knowledge: 1947–1968.-Endnotes.-Chronology.-List of Awards and Honors.-Publications by Lise Meitner.-Bibliography.-Index.


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