Women in Science: Chien-Shiung Wu: Nuclear Physicist, 1st Edition

  • Nel Yomtov
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1680786377
  • ISBN-13: 9781680786378
  • DDC: 530.092
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Women scientists have made key contributions to the pursuit of science and some of the most important discoveries of all time. In this book, learn how the Chinese nuclear physicist chose to pursue a career in science and made breakthrough discoveries in nuclear fission and the scientific understanding of atoms. Features include a timeline, a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Madame Physicist.
2: A Star is Born.
3: Coming to the United States.
4: Going East.
5: Beta Decay.
6: Parity Breakthrough.
7: New Horizons.
8: The Later Years.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.