How the gold Nobel Prize medals were hidden from the Nazis
If the invading Nazis found the gold Nobel Prize medals engraved with the names of the German scientists Max von Laue and James Frank, it could have led to their executions. So one member of Bohr's team, George de Hevesy, decided to dissolve the gold.
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As the Nazis closed in, Bohr conspired with another colleague, George de Hevesy, to hide prizes of Franck and von Laue. They dissolved them in a jar of acid, just as I have done before you today. Bohr eventually made his way to freedom in America.