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Origin of fission
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fissionfission , fusion
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Hahn received the 1944 Nobel Prize in chemistry for the discovery of fission, but Meitner never won a Nobel, in a decision now widely considered unjust.How matter’s hidden complexity unleashed the power of nuclear physics|Emily Conover|April 8, 2021|Science News
So we have to have other paths—like fission or fusion—that can give us that reliable source of electricity, which we’ll be even more dependent on than ever.Bill Gates: Rich nations should shift entirely to synthetic beef|James Temple|February 15, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Seaborg recalled that at first Oppenheimer didn’t believe fission happened.
They quickly found that fission occurred much more readily in uranium-235, the rare form, than in the more common uranium-238.
Nuclear fission — the source of the bomb’s energy — was discovered in 1938, less than seven years before Hiroshima.
One of the isotopes of fission products, when fuel melts, is an iodine isotope, and it goes in your body through your thyroid.
Rick turned in time to see the side of El Viejo blow off in an explosion that made ten kilotons of fission seem puny indeed.The Flaming Mountain|Harold Leland Goodwin
The United States, indeed, is still in the process of fusion following the earlier fission process.Virginia Under Charles I And Cromwell, 1625-1660|Wilcomb E. Washburn
Some bacilli after fission retain a characteristic arrangement and may be spoken of as Diplobacilli or Streptobacilli.
Such broad groupings as these have, however, but little practical value when applied to the systematic study of the fission fungi.
Prior to maturity the future line of fission is plainly indicated by the difference in color.The North American Slime-Moulds|Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride