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The Resource Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research, Chiang Tsai-Chien ; translated by Wong Tang-Fong

Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research, Chiang Tsai-Chien ; translated by Wong Tang-Fong

Label
Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research
Title
Madame Wu Chien-Shiung
Title remainder
the first lady of physics research
Statement of responsibility
Chiang Tsai-Chien ; translated by Wong Tang-Fong
Title variation
First lady of physics research
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
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 Wu Chien-Shiung, an outstanding and leading experimental physicist of the 20th century
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jiang, Caijian
Dewey number
530.092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.W79
LC item number
C4813 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wong, Tang-Fong
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wu, C. S.
  • Women physicists
  • Physicists
  • Women physicists
Label
Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research, Chiang Tsai-Chien ; translated by Wong Tang-Fong
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn753623991
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxvi, 264 pages
Isbn
9789814374842
Lccn
2013444172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o753623991
  • (OCoLC)753623991
Label
Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research, Chiang Tsai-Chien ; translated by Wong Tang-Fong
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn753623991
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxvi, 264 pages
Isbn
9789814374842
Lccn
2013444172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o753623991
  • (OCoLC)753623991

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