Queen of Physics

Queen of Physics

How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom

Book - 2019
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"When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China 100 years ago, girls did not attend school. But her parents named their daughter "Courageous Hero" and encouraged her love of science. This biography follows Wu as she battles sexism at home and racism in the United States of America to become what Newsweek magazine called the "Queen of Physics" for her work on how atoms split"-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: New York : Sterling Children's Books, [2019]
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781454932208
1454932201
Branch Call Number: JB WU,C
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Huang, Rebecca - Illustrator

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Wu Chien Shiung was an amazing physicist and this wonderful picture book celebrates her legacy and showcases just how much she contributed to modern science. She pushed beyond the barriers of her upbringing, gender, and ethnicity to show that greatness can come from anywhere and anyone, despite w... Read More »

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