Peter Debye: Nazi Collaborator or Secret Opponent?

@article{Reiding2010PeterDN,
  title={Peter Debye: Nazi Collaborator or Secret Opponent?},
  author={J. Reiding},
  journal={Ambix},
  year={2010},
  volume={57},
  pages={275 - 300}
}
Abstract In January 2006, the so-called "Debye Affair" emerged, triggered by the publication of a Dutch book on Einstein. Debye was accused of Nazi collaboration in his capacity as chairman of the German Physical Society when he requested, in December 1938, the remaining Jewish members to leave the society. Within a month, two Dutch universities deleted Debye's name from their research institute and scientific award, and this led, both nationally and internationally, to a heated discussion. The… Expand
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