Fritz Strassmann

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Friedrich Wilhelm Strassmann
Born
Friedrich Wilhelm Strassmann

(1902-02-22)22 February 1902
Died22 April 1980(1980-04-22) (aged 78)
NationalityGermany
Known forCo-Discovery of Nuclear fission
AwardsEnrico Fermi Award (1966)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics, chemistry
Institutions

Friedrich Wilhelm "Fritz" Strassmann (22 February 1902 – 22 April 1980) was a German chemist. In 1939, he worked with Otto Hahn, to find out that barium was a product of the bombardment of uranium with neutrons.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "New York Times Survey, December 1985". ICPSR Data Holdings. 1987-10-12. Retrieved 2020-09-24.