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A Nation of Immigrants

09Mar 21
U.S. stamp will honor Chien-Shiung Wu, “First Lady of Physics”

U.S. stamp will honor Chien-Shiung Wu, “First Lady of Physics”

Chien-Shiung Wu was an accomplished nuclear physicist. To honor her achievements in nuclear physics, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) created a stamp with her face. In her 40-year career, Wu won the National Medal of Science and had an asteroid named after her. She worked on the Manhattan project and was the first female physics…

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06Dec 18

London celebrates Kahlil Gibran

In the summer of 2018, a new musical opened at a London theater. “The Broken Wings” was based on an early novel by poet Kahlil Gibran. Soon after, a new…

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Immigrants have helped to shape every part of American life, from arts to sports, medicine to the military. In this inspiring series, you’ll meet more than 100 men and women who left their homes for many reasons. They brought their smarts, skills, and creativity to America and made it a better place.

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