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!

β€” Chien-Shiung Wu

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It is shameful that there are so few women in science.

[...] In China there are many, many women in physics. There is a misconception in America that women scientists are all dowdy spinsters. This is the fault of men. In Chinese society, a woman is valued for what she is, and men encourage her to accomplishments yet she remains eternally feminine.


I was a senior research scientist that changed the accepted view of the structure of the universe. I disproved one of the then widely accepted β€œlaws” of physics, 'the conversation of parity', by proving that identical nuclear particles do not always act alike.


Beta decay was... like a dear old friend. There would always be a special place in my heart reserved especially for it.

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