Women Wednesday: Chien-Shiung Wu

Chien-Shiung Wu is the feature of this weeks Women Wednesday! She was a Chinese-American physicist who worked on the Manhattan project, a project where she helped determine the process for separating uranium metal into two isotopes, uranium-235 and uranium-238. For anyone who’s not aware, isotopes are simply different forms of the same element which have a slightly different mass due to the differing numbers of particles present in the element. Churn-Shiung Will had an undeniable contribution to the field of nuclear physics and that’s why she’s this Wednesdays featured woman!

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