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Description de l’éditeur

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 Physical 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.


Contents:

Childhood in Liuhe
A Young Wu Chien-Shiung Became the Favorite Student of Hu Shih
Choice of Future
A Rising Star in Berkeley
Youth and Love
Going East
From Nuclear Fission to the Manhattan Project
A World Authority in Beta Decay
Revolution in Parity Conservation
Experiment at 2,000 Feet Underground
The First Female President of the American Physical Society
Love of China
The First Lady of Physics Research
Wu Chien-Shiung the Scientist




Readership: Students and laymen.

GENRE
Science et nature
SORTIE
2013
4 septembre
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
300
Pages
ÉDITEUR
World Scientific Publishing Company
TAILLE
21.1
Mo