Wu, C. S. (Chien-shiung), 1912-1997

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Dates:
Birth 1912-05-31
Death 1997-02-16
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English

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Chien-Shiung Wu (b. May 31, 1912, Shanghai,China-d. Feb. 16, 1997, NY, NY) was the Michael I. Pupin Professor of Physics at Columbia University (1972-1981). An experimental physicist, Wu worked on the Manhattan Project and won the Nobel Prize in 1957.

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Subjects:

  • Women in science
  • Nuclear physicists
  • Nuclear physics
  • Women physicists
  • Beta decay

Occupations:

  • Nuclear physicists

Places:

  • New York, NY, US
  • Shanghai, 23, CN