Lise Meitner, an Austrian physicist, was part of a group that discovered nuclear fission. Together with Otto Hahn and Otto Frisch, she published this discovery in 1938. She also discovered the Auger effect, an emission process, in 1922.
Lise Meitner studied at the University of Vienna and received her doctorate degree in physics in 1906. She was the second woman to obtain such a degree at the university. She became the first female physics professor in Germany in 1926, at the University of Berlin. Meitner was born in 1878 in Vienna, Austria, and died in 1968 in Cambridge, England, at the age of 89.Learn More
Eggs are part of the proteins food group, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Daily protein requirements are dependent on factors such as age and a person's normal level of physical activity. Young children require less protein than adolescents and adults.Full Answer >
Peanuts are part of the legume family. Legumes, which also include beans and peas such as lentils and black beans, can be classified as a vegetable. Peanuts can also be part of the protein food group.Full Answer >
As of 2014, eggs belong to the protein food group as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture nutritional guide, MyPlate. This guide replaced the long-standing food pyramid diagrams in June 2011.Full Answer >
Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are considered part of the protein group and the vegetable group on the food pyramid. Most other legumes, such as beans, split peas and lentils, are also included in these groups, as they have similar nutrient levels.Full Answer >