In 1911, Marie Curie received the Nobel prize in chemistry for isolating radium. This profound distinction literally cost the scientist her life, for she ultimately died from exposure to the deadly rays from the element she and her husband discovered. Here is her story, recounted in her own words, of the momentous discovery and her further investigation of radioactive substances. Born in Poland in 1867, Marie Sklodowska enrolled at the Sorbonne after the University of Warsaw refused her admission because of her gender. There she not only earned her master's degree and doctorate in physics but also became the first woman faculty member in the school's history. In this memoir, she recounts the struggles and triumphs of a life dedicated to the study of science, in a tale whose truth makes it more gripping and poignant than any fiction.
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Review: Radioactive SubstancesUser Review - Marts (Thinker) - Goodreads
Here presented is the doctoral thesis of Marie Sklodowska Curie who was awarded a 1903 Nobel Prize for Physics and later another Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1911. She is most recognised for her ... Read full review
Review: Radioactive SubstancesUser Review - Goodreads
Probably a tough read for a non-scientist, because it's basically her thesis. Really interesting and really cool how she figured out that she had a new element on her hands.
Radioactive Substances Isbn: 0802224334. Radioactive Substances Isbn: 1111549869. Radioactivite 1ST Edition 2D Issue Isbn: 1114634077 ...
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RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES. Höfundur: CURIE, MARIE Útgefandi: DOVER Útgáfuár: 2002 Útgáfunúmer: 1 ISBN: 0486425509 Band: Paperback 1.266 kr. ...
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