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Chien-Shiung Wu: The Nobel Prize that should have been

Chien-Shiung Wu’s exclusion from the list of Nobel laureates in 1957 remains one of the greatest injustices in the history of physics. Particle physicist Jack Steinberger called it the “biggest mistake in the Nobel committee’s history”, Tsung-Dao Lee and Chen Ning Yang – the recipients of the 1957 prize – thanked her in their acceptance […]