Lise Meitner was a pioneer for women in science and a genius physicist. Despite leading the team that discovered nuclear fission, when that team won the the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, Meitner wasn't included.
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Marie Curie coined the term radioactivity, and was the first person to win two Nobel Prizes in different disciplines. 00:40
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