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left to right: Chien-shiung Wu (1912-1997), Y.K. Lee, and L.W. Mo

Creator: Beutler, Margarete 1876-1949

 

Subject: Wu, C. S (Chien-shiung) 1912-1997

       Lee, Y. K

       Mo, L. W

       Columbia University

 

Type: Black-and-white photographs

 

Date: 1963

    3/20/1963

 

Topic: Physics

     Van de Graaff generator

     Women scientists

 

Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2010-1508]

 

Summary: The experiments of Columbia University physicists (left to right) Chien-shiung Wu (1912-1997), Y.K. Lee, and L.W. Mo confirmed the theory of conservation of vector current. In the experiments, which took several months to complete, proton beams from Columbia's Van de Graaff accelerator were transmitted through pipes to strike a 2 mm. Boron target at the entrance to a spectrometer chamber

 

Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archivess

 

Persistent URL:Link to data base record

 

Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

 

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