Chien-shiung Wu: Pioneering Nuclear Physicist

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Infobase Publishing, 2009 - 139 Seiten
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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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Inhalt

The Atomic World
1
The Nuclear World
16
The Manhattan Project
28
After the War
39
Professor Wu
51
Parity the Experiment That Changed Physics
63
Wus Other Contributions to Particle Physics
83
Medical Science
94
Conclusion
104
Chronology
106
Glossary
109
The Periodic Table of the Elements
112
Further Resources
114
Index
118
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