- Nobel Prize awarded to Lee and Yang in 1957--the quickest award and recognition in physics to date, "for their penetrating investigation of the so-called parity laws which has led to important discoveries regarding the elementary particles".
T.D. Lee and C.N. Yang. "Questions of Parity Conservation in Weak Interactions". The Physical Review, volume 104, October 1, No. 1, 1956. Article occupies pp. 254-58 in the entire issue of 272pp. Offered in the original wrappers. First owner's name in (small) pen at top right corner of front wrapper, otherwise a FINE copy.
C.S. Wu, with E. Ambler, R.W. Hayward, et alia, "Experimental Test of Parity Conservation in Beta Decay", in the 15 February 1957 issue of the Physical Review, pp 1413-1414.
This is the experimetnal verification of the Lee and Yang paper of 1 October 1956.
The two papers: $1750