Lise’s birth home

Last night I gave a public lecture at Randolph-Macon on the life of Lise Meitner, one of the great nuclear physicists who discovered fission and the element Protactinium, escaped Nazi Germany yet refused to work on the Manhattan project, and as the first woman to be appointed a full Professor in Germany, was an all-around badass.

Through the magic that is Google Maps, I found one of my nerd-tourism goals, her childhood home in Vienna, pictured above.

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