Marie and Pierre Curie

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Sutton, 1998 - Science - 117 pages
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Marie and Pierre Curie were pioneers in the study of radioactivity, achieving world renown for their Nobel prize-winning discovery of radium and polonium. This biographical introduction to the couple describes the Curies' lives, their research, their marriage and Marie's controversial final years.

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Contents

Early Days
9
The Discovery and Isolation of Radium
23
Making a Living
41
Copyright

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John Senior holds his doctorate from Columbia University and was a professor of English, comparative literature, and classics and the founder of the Integrated Humanities Program at the University of Kansas. He was dedicated to preserving Catholic orthodoxy. Andrew Senior has worked as a diocesan director of religious education and as a professor of Latin, English, history, and philosophy. He currently teaches at St. Mary's College. He lives in Manhattan, Kansas. Dr. David Allen White is a professor of English at the United States Naval Academy. He is the editor of "Shakespeare A to Z" and the author of "The Horn of the Unicorn" and "The Mouth of the Lion. "He lives in Annandale, Virginia.

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