Chien-shiung Wu’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 31, 1912

Death Date

Feb 16, 1997

Age of Death

84 years

Cause of Death




The physicist Chien-shiung Wu died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Chinese-American physicist best known for her work on The Manhattan Project. She was also the first female President of the American Physical Society.

She married Luke Chia-Liu Yuan in 1942 and they had one son.

Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu, a physicist who performed a historic experiment overturning what had been considered a fundamental law of nature, died at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in Manhattan. She was 84 and lived in Manhattan. The cause was a stroke, said her husband, Dr. Luke C. L. Yuan, a retired experimental physicist.