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12 Asian Scientists and their Impact on STEM

Chien-Shiung Wu
A Chinese-American particle and experimental physicist who made significant contributions in the fields of nuclear and particle physics.
She is best known for conducting the Wu experiment, which proved that parity is not conserved in weak interactions of elementary particles as it was in strong interactions. This discovery resulted in her colleagues Tsung-Dao Lee and Chen-Ning Yang winning the 1957 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Her nicknames include the "First Lady of Physics", the "Chinese Madame Curie" and the "Queen of Nuclear Research"

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Political Leaders
See the Taiwan page here for a little about history from 1911 when the Kuomintang (KMT or Nationalist Party of China) led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the Qing dynasty.

Mao Zedong's Chinese Communist Party (CCP) overthrew the KMT in a civil war.
Following the communist Chinese victory on the mainland in 1949, 2 million Nationalists, led by Chiang Kai-Shek, fled to Taiwan and took over rule.

Comunist rulers following Mao were, Zhao Ziyang, Jiang Zemin, Hu Jinta and Xi Jinpin who took over in 2012 and was still the leader in 2023l <>/BODY>