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Lise Meitner, Oppenheimer and the Matilda-effect

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Why is Lise Meitner ‘forgotten’ in the Oppenheimer film? The Matilda-effect in 2023 Article and illustration by Ann-Louise Bergström ( The makers behind this summer’s blockbuster film, “Oppenheimer“, have forgotten – or omitted on purpose – the person, who calculated and formulated the theory behind the atomic fission process (which is the scientific basis for […]


Visit to European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden

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Previous Next Together with the association for Danish Science Journalists (Danske videnskabsjournalister), I went to visit the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund in Sweden. It was super-interesting! ESS is a huge research facility under construction. When finished in a couple of years from now, it will be the world’s largest and most powerful neutron […]