Chien-Shiung Wu was one of the 20th century's most influential nuclear physicists

AANow reports that the U.S Postal Service (USPS) is releasing stamps that honor Asian Americans and Lunar New Year.

One stamp features Chien-Shiung Wu (1912-1997), who was one of the 20th century’s most influential nuclear physicists. Her career last over 40 years, rising through the ranks despite the male-dominated field.

The stamp is designed by Ethel Kessler with original artwork by Kam Mak.

Welcoming in 2021, USPS will introduce the second of twelve Lunar New Year stamps, featuring dragon and lion masks.

Art director Antonio Alcalá designed the stamp with original art by Camille Chew.

A Japanese American stamp features Japanese American Soldiers of WWII. The stamp draws inspiration from the “Go for Broke” Japanese American100th Infantry Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team motto used during the war.

Art director Antonio Alcalá designed the stamp.

 

 

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