Lise Meitner: Austria’s Marie Curie

Lise Meitner, a neglected figure in scientific history, is still capable of teaching us about the challenges faced by women in science

If I asked you to name any physicist, I’d wager that most of us would know some of the (male) greats: Newton, Einstein, Schrodinger, and Hawking are all household names. But this November marks 140 years since the birth of