Otto Hahn's Story

in #meteorite6 days ago

One of the most fascinating, and yet relatively unknown, historical events of all time is that of Otto Hahn's claim to have discovered fossilized life-forms in the chondrite meteorites. John van Wyhe describes the story and relates how even Charles Darwin had a look at Hahn's specimens!

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