Biography Sketch: Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu

Learn all about Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu in 280 characters or less.

Chien-Shiung Wu (1912-1997) in 1958Dr. Wu was a Chinese-American nuclear physicist known as the “First Lady of Physics”. She contributed to the Manhattan Project and made history with an experiment that disproved the hypothetical law of conservation of parity.

 

Learn More!

1. Learn why the  National Women’s History Museum considers Wu a ‘snubbed woman in STEM’.

2. U.S. Department of Energy: 5 Fast Facts

3. New York Times article “Chien-Shiung Wu, 84, Dies; Top Experimental Physicist


Learn all about Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu in 280 characters or less.

 

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