Chien-Shiung Wu: Extras

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 Inventionavailable as an ebook for £1.99 from Amazon.

Further reading

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. 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.” Accessed: August 15, 2013.

“Chien Shiung Wu – 1st Lady of Physics.” MSN – Fox Sports. Accessed: August 15, 2013.

“Chien-Shiung Wu Memorial Hall.” Nanjing Travel. [Note – This is a virtual tour of the museum] Accessed: August 15, 2013.

“Ernest Lawrence and M. Stanley Livingston.” American Physical Societies. Accessed: August 15, 2013.

“The Fall of Parity: Reversal of Parity Law in Nuclear Physics.” National Institute of Standards and Technology. Accessed: August 15, 2013.

“Feynman on Scientific Method.” YouTube.  Accessed: August 15, 2013.

“The Nobel Prize in Physics, 1957.” Accessed: August 15, 2013.

Find out about more women in STEM in A Passion For Science: Tales of Discovery and Invention and More Passion for Science: Journeys into the Unknown, both ebooks just £1.99 on Amazon.