Ch 16. Chien-Shiung Wu: Courageous hero of physics: Extras
The Further Reading list below is additional material for Chapter 16 of the women in STEM anthology, A Passion For Science: Tales of Discovery and Invention, available as an ebook for £1.99 from Amazon.
Bengzer-Koller, N. (2009) “Chien-Shiun Wu 1912 – 1997: A Biographical Memoir.” National Academy of Sciences.
Cooperman, SH. (2004) Chien-Shiung Wu: Pioneering Physicist and Atomic Researcher. Rosen Central.
Dicke, W. (18 Feb 1997) “Chien-Shiung Wu, 84, Dies; Top Experimental Physicist.” The New York Times.
Glausiusz, J. (1 Nov 2002) “Fame Passed Them By.” Discover.
Hammond, R. (2010) Chien-Shiung Wu: Pioneering Nuclear Physicist. Chelsea House.
Howes, RH and Herzenberg CL. (1999) Their Day in the Sun: Women of the Manhattan Project. Temple University Press.
McGrayne, SB. (1998) Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries. Joseph Henry Pres.
Nelson, B. “Chien-Shiung Wu, Renowned Columbia Physicist, 84.” Columbia University News. http://www.columbia.edu/cu/pr/97/19054.html Accessed: August 15, 2013.
Schmeck Jr, HM. (16 Jan 1957) “Basic Concept in Physics is Reported Upset in Tests; Conservation of Parity Law in Nuclear Theory Challenged by Scientists at Columbia and Princeton Institute.” The New York Times.
Yuan, V. (13 Aug 2013) Personal communication.
“100th Anniversary of the Birth of Wu Chien-Shiung.” ChinaDaily.com. http://jiangsu.chinadaily.com.cn/taicang/2012-06/05/content_15475001.htm Accessed: August 15, 2013.
“Chien Shiung Wu – 1st Lady of Physics.” MSN – Fox Sports. http://msn.foxsports.com/topics/m/video/22226953/chien-shiung-wu-1st-lady-of-physics.htm Accessed: August 15, 2013.
“Chien-Shiung Wu Memorial Hall.” Nanjing Travel. [Note – This is a virtual tour of the museum] http://en.nju.gov.cn/detail.aspx?fid=344&cid=349&id=30031.html Accessed: August 15, 2013.
“Ernest Lawrence and M. Stanley Livingston.” American Physical Societies. http://www.aps.org/programs/outreach/history/historicsites/lawrencelivingston.cfm Accessed: August 15, 2013.
“The Fall of Parity: Reversal of Parity Law in Nuclear Physics.” National Institute of Standards and Technology. http://physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Parity/expt.html Accessed: August 15, 2013.
“Feynman on Scientific Method.” YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYPapE-3FRw Accessed: August 15, 2013.
“The Nobel Prize in Physics, 1957.” NobelPrize.org. http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1957/ Accessed: August 15, 2013.
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