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Friedrich Wilhelm Strassmann
Friedrich Wilhelm Strassmann

(1902-02-22)22 February 1902
Boppard, German Empire
Died 22 April 1980(1980-04-22) (aged 78)
Nationality Germany
Known for Co-Discovery of Nuclear fission
Awards Enrico Fermi Award (1966)
Scientific career
Fields Physics, chemistry

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.

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