Madame Wu Chien-Shiung by Tsai-Chien Chiang
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Madame Wu Chien-Shiung
By Tsai-Chien Chiang

Madame Wu Chien-Shiung

The First Lady of Physics Research

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Madame Wu Chien-Shiung by Tsai-Chien Chiang

Book 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. Chien-Shiung Wu, an outstanding and leading experimental physicist of the 20th century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789814374842
ISBN-10: 9814374849
Classification: Physics , History of science
Format: Hardback (229mm x 157mm x 18mm)
Pages: 300
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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