The history of science is full of forgotten heroes—people who made a difference, but missed out on proper recognition. Sometimes that's due to plain bad luck, but often it's for more insidious reasons. Chien-Shiung Wu falls into the latter camp. Despite working on the Manhattan Project and making important, Nobel-Prize-winning discoveries, it seems the public has all but forgotten her.
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Written by Ashley Hamer March 1, 2017
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