Max von Laue

Science & Technology

Dissolving Gold Before the Nazis Steal It: The Story of Niels Bohr and the Noble Prize Medals.

Imagine you are living in the 1940’s with the terror of the Nazi menace marching towards your home. This was the plight of physicist Niels Bohr in 1940. One of Jewish descent and one socialist, Max von Laue and James Franck had sent their Noble Peace Prize Medals to Bohr’s Institute for Theoretical Physics for […]

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