skip to content
Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research

Author: Chiang Tsai-Chien; Tang-Fong Wong
Publisher: [Hackensack] New Jersey : World Scientific, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Narrating the well-lived life of the "Chinese Madame Curie"--A recipient of the first Wolf Prize in Physics (1978), the first woman to receive an honorary doctorate from Princeton University, as well as the first female president of the American Physics Society - this book provides a comprehensive and honest account of the life of Dr Wu Chien-Shiung, an outstanding and leading experimental physicist of the 20th  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tsai-Chien, Chiang.
Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research.
[Hackensack] New Jersey : World Scientific, [2014]
xxxvi, 264 pages ; 24 cm
(DLC) 17951501
(OCoLC)753623991
Named Person: C S Wu; C S Wu
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chiang Tsai-Chien; Tang-Fong Wong
ISBN: 9789814368933 9814368938
OCLC Number: 868980332
Description: 1 online resource (301 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Ch. 1. Childhood in Liuhe --
ch. 2. A young Wu Chien-Shiung became the favorite student of Hu Shih --
ch. 3. Choice of future --
ch. 4. A rising star in Berkeley --
ch. 5. Youth and love --
ch. 6. Going East --
ch. 7. From nuclear fission to the Manhattan Project --
ch. 8. A world authority in beta decay --
ch. 9. Revolution in parity conservation --
ch. 10. Experiment at 2,000 feet underground --
ch. 11. The first female president of the American Physical Society --
ch. 12. Love of China --
ch. 13. The first lady of physics research --
ch. 14. Wu Chien-Shiung the scientist.
Responsibility: Chiang Tsai-Chien ; translated by Wong Tang-Fong.

Abstract:

Narrating the well-lived life of the Chinese Madame Curie - a recipient of the first Wolf Prize in Physics (1978), the first woman to receive an honorary doctorate from Princeton University, this  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/868980332> # Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/868980332#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ;
    library:oclcnum "868980332" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1063014> ; # Physicists
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1744784524#Topic/science_mechanics_general> ; # SCIENCE--Mechanics--General
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/530.092/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1744784524#Topic/science_physics_general> ; # SCIENCE--Physics--General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1744784524#Person/wu_c_s_chien_shiung_1912_1997> ; # Chien-shiung Wu
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/66527387> ; # Chien-shiung Wu
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1178305> ; # Women physicists
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206073> ; # China.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1744784524#Topic/science_energy> ; # SCIENCE--Energy
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1744784524#Topic/women_physicists_china> ; # Women physicists--China
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/306376224> ; # Tang-Fong Wong
    schema:copyrightYear "2014" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/4216256> ; # Chiang Tsai-Chien
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description "Narrating the well-lived life of the "Chinese Madame Curie"--A recipient of the first Wolf Prize in Physics (1978), the first woman to receive an honorary doctorate from Princeton University, as well as the first female president of the American Physics Society - this book provides a comprehensive and honest account of the life of Dr Wu Chien-Shiung, an outstanding and leading experimental physicist of the 20th century --"@en ;
    schema:description "Ch. 1. Childhood in Liuhe -- ch. 2. A young Wu Chien-Shiung became the favorite student of Hu Shih -- ch. 3. Choice of future -- ch. 4. A rising star in Berkeley -- ch. 5. Youth and love -- ch. 6. Going East -- ch. 7. From nuclear fission to the Manhattan Project -- ch. 8. A world authority in beta decay -- ch. 9. Revolution in parity conservation -- ch. 10. Experiment at 2,000 feet underground -- ch. 11. The first female president of the American Physical Society -- ch. 12. Love of China -- ch. 13. The first lady of physics research -- ch. 14. Wu Chien-Shiung the scientist."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1744784524> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/753623991> ;
    schema:name "Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research"@en ;
    schema:productID "868980332" ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10800967> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=661904> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1561239> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789814368933> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/868980332> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1744784524#Person/wu_c_s_chien_shiung_1912_1997> # Chien-shiung Wu
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1912" ;
    schema:deathDate "1997" ;
    schema:familyName "Wu" ;
    schema:givenName "Chien-shiung" ;
    schema:givenName "C. S." ;
    schema:name "Chien-shiung Wu" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1744784524#Topic/science_mechanics_general> # SCIENCE--Mechanics--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SCIENCE--Mechanics--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1744784524#Topic/science_physics_general> # SCIENCE--Physics--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SCIENCE--Physics--General"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1063014> # Physicists
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Physicists"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1178305> # Women physicists
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Women physicists"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206073> # China.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "China." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/306376224> # Tang-Fong Wong
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1944" ;
    schema:familyName "Wong" ;
    schema:givenName "Tang-Fong" ;
    schema:name "Tang-Fong Wong" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/4216256> # Chiang Tsai-Chien
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Tsai-Chien" ;
    schema:givenName "Chiang" ;
    schema:name "Chiang Tsai-Chien" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/66527387> # Chien-shiung Wu
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1912" ;
    schema:deathDate "1997" ;
    schema:familyName "Wu" ;
    schema:givenName "Chien-shiung" ;
    schema:givenName "C. S." ;
    schema:name "Chien-shiung Wu" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789814368933>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "9814368938" ;
    schema:isbn "9789814368933" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/753623991>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/868980332> ; # Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.