Madame Wu Chien-Shiung
The First Lady of Physics Research
By (author) Tsai-Chien Chiang
Madame Wu Chien-Shiung by Tsai-Chien Chiang
Book DescriptionNarrating 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. Chien-Shiung Wu, an outstanding and leading experimental physicist of the 20th century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789814374842
Classification: Physics , History of science
Format: Hardback (229mm x 157mm x 18mm)
Imprint: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: Singapore
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