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Chien-Shiung Wu

Nelson Yomtov

Chien-Shiung Wu

nuclear physicist

by Nelson Yomtov

  • 71 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by ABDO Publishing Company in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physicists,
  • Chinese Americans,
  • Chinese American women,
  • Manhattan Project (U.S.),
  • Physics,
  • Women physicists,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Women scientists have made key contributions to the pursuit of science and some of the most important discoveries of all time. In Chien-Shiung Wu, learn how the Chinese nuclear physicist chose to pursue a career in science and made breakthrough discoveries in nuclear fission and the scientific understanding of atoms. Features include a timeline, a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Nel Yomtov ; content consultant, Suzanne Keilson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering, Loyola University, Maryland
    SeriesWomen in science, Women in science
    ContributionsEssential Library (Firm)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26950011M
    ISBN 101532110464
    ISBN 109781532110467

    Use this read & do to explore Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom with your students. Wu, Chien-Shiung (31 May –16 February ), nuclear physicist, was born in Liuhe, China, to Wu Zhongyi and Fan Zhongyi participated in the Chinese Revolution and advocated for women’s equality. He founded a school for girls in Liuhe, where Chien-Shiung received her early education.

    Beta decay Volume 16 of Interscience monographs and texts in physics and astronomy Beta decay: Authors: Chien-shiung Wu, S. A. Moszkowski: Publisher: Interscience Publishers, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Length: pages: Subjects: Beta decay: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Chien-Shiung Wu: pioneering physicist and atomic researcher by Stephanie Cooperman (Book) Beyond Curie: four women in physics and their remarkable .

      "Beta Decay" was a book written by Chien-Shiung Wu, a prominent physicist during the Manhattan Project. Learn more about her . Chien-Shiung Wu grew up in Liuhe, in the Jiangsu province of China. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in from the National Central University in Nanking, Wu came to the United States to pursue graduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley.


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