Otto Robert Frisch, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Otto Robert Frisch

Austrian physicist

Date of Birth: 01-Oct-1904

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 22-Sep-1979

Profession: physicist, university teacher, nuclear physicist

Nationality: Austria, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Otto Robert Frisch

  • Otto Robert Frisch FRS (1 October 1904 – 22 September 1979) was an Austrian-born British physicist who worked on nuclear physics.
  • With Lise Meitner he advanced the first theoretical explanation of nuclear fission (coining the term) and first experimentally detected the fission by-products.
  • Later, with his collaborator Rudolf Peierls he designed the first theoretical mechanism for the detonation of an atomic bomb in 1940.

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