By Priya Binwal
Physicist Lise Meitner, lecturing at Catholic University, Washington, D.C., 1946. Credit: Wikimedia Commons
In the summer of 1938, a petite woman aged 59 arrived at the German-Dutch border, with 10 Deutsche Marks in her purse, a few summer clothes in her suitcase, and a diamond ring she had acquired only a few hours ago. Her name — Lise Meitner.
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