Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Chien Shiung Wu

There is only one thing worse than coming home from the lab to a sink full of dirty dishes, and that is not going to the lab at all!”

Dr. Chien Shiung Wu  work in her early 30s in nuclear fission attracted the attention of the United States government during World War II. She was recruited to work on the Manhattan Project at Columbia University in New York City.

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