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The Nuclear Fission Table in the Deutsches Museum: A Special Piece of Science History on the Eve of World War II (2016)

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The Deutsches Museum in Munich is one of the largest science and technology museums in the world. At 50,000 square meters, we show masterpieces from such diverse disciplines such as chemistry, physics, aircraft, marine, biotechnology or glass technology. Since the beginning of the museum, there was an exhibition about chemistry. The chemical collection has a long tradition. Dye samples, laboratory equipment, and many other objects - about 10,000 in total - make up our collection. One of the most famous objects is the table displaying the original equipment used by the researchers who discovered nuclear fission of uranium atoms in 1938: Otto Hahn, Lise Meitner and Fritz Straßmann.

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Authors & Contributors
Füssl, Wilhelm
Kragh, Helge S.
Cioci, Vincenzo
Dahn, Ryan
Sebastian Kasper
Franziska Schwiersch
Journals
Kultur & Technik: Zeitschrift des Deutschen Museums
Technikgeschichte: Beiträge zur Geschichte der Technik und Industrie
European Physical Journal H
TLS: Times Literary Supplement
Physics in Perspective
Foundations of Chemistry
Publishers
Deutsches Museum
Pavia University Press
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Nevada Press
Scala Books
Oxford University Press
Concepts
Museums
Nuclear fission
Physics
Atomic, nuclear, and particle physics
World War II
Technology
People
Hahn, Otto (1879-1968)
Weinberg, Alvin Martin
Weizsäcker, Carl Friedrich von
Röntgen, Wilhelm Conrad
Miller, Oskar von
Meitner, Lise
Time Periods
20th century, early
19th century
20th century
21st century
20th century, late
Places
Germany
Hiroshima-shi (Japan)
United States
Institutions
Deutsches Museum, Munich
Berlin University
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