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Discovery of Uranium Fissionability
It took until 1938 to discover that uranium could be split to release energy, that is fission. This was accomplished by Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassman.
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A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P R S T U V W Y
L
land disposal restrictions
laser enrichment method
latent cancer fatality (LCF)
lb
LCF
lead (Pb)
LLMW
LLNL
LLW
LMES
long-term storage
low-enriched uranium (LEU)
low-income population
low-level mixed waste (LLMW)
low-level radioactive waste (LLW)
Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act
low-level waste