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Sell Us Your Major: Physics

This column is devoted to sharing student and faculty input on the various majors offered at Lawrence. The goal is to highlight areas of study that are not well known and to provide undecided students an inside look at things they may want to study. While the natural sciences are relatively well-established majors at any

Graves from Göttingen: Max von Laue

Max von Laue was born as Max Laue in 1879 to Julius Laue and Minna Zerrenner. His father was later raised to hereditary nobility, for which the ‘von’ was added. The father was a German military administrator, thus the family moved frequently during von Laue’s childhood. A professor in Strasbourg interested him in the sciences,