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Chien-shiung Wu : pioneering nuclear physicist

Author: Richard Hammond
Publisher: New York, NY : Chelsea House, ©2010.
Series: Makers of modern science.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born in China in 1912, Chien-shiung Wu came to the United States to study physics at the University of California at Berkeley. Madame Wu, as she was called, was one of the most distinguished women physicists of her time, and served as the first female president of the American Physical Society in the 1970s.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hammond, Richard, 1950-
Chien-shiung Wu.
New York, NY : Chelsea House, ©2010
(DLC) 2008054434
(OCoLC)289070810
Named Person: C S Wu; C S Wu; C S Wu
Material Type: Biography, Document, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hammond
ISBN: 9781438126623 143812662X
OCLC Number: 556274945
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 124 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1: The Atomic World; 2: The Nuclear World; 3: The Manhattan Project; 4: After the War; 5: Professor Wu; 6: Parity, the Experiment That Changed Physics; 7: Wu's Other Contributions to Particle Physics; 8: Medical Science; Conclusion; Chronology; Glossary; The Periodic Table of the Elements; Further Resources; Index.
Series Title: Makers of modern science.
Responsibility: Richard Hammond.

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