Lise Meitner, Otto Hahn, and Willy Brandt, then governing Mayor of Berlin, are guests at the opening ceremony for the Hahn Meitner Institute (1958).

The birth of the HMI: construction on the reactor BER I.

The van de Graaff accelerator (in the fig.: measuring stations) has been the central facility for nuclear physics since the sixties.

Extracts from the following have been published on the internet by courtesy of Harri Deutsch Verlag:

Fachlexikon abc Forscher und Erfinder / [Hrsg.: Hans-Ludwig Wussing ...]. - Thun; Frankfurt am Main: Deutsch, 1992
ISBN 3-8171-1258-0