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Marie Curie (Genius)

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Published by Creative Education .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Curie, Marie,,
  • Poland,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Science & Nature - Chemistry,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • 1867-1934,
  • Biography,
  • Chemists

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8790517M
ISBN 101583413324
ISBN 109781583413326

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  Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, in Physics, and with her later win, in Chemistry, she became the first person to claim Nobel honors twice. Her efforts with her husband Pierre Born: Marie Sklodowska Curie was born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, , the youngest of five children of Wladislaw and Bronislava Boguska Sklodowska. After her father lost his job, the family struggled and was forced to take borders (renters) into their small apartment. Marie Curie made some of the most significant contributions to science in the 20th century. And as most people already know, she did so at a great .   Marie Curie, whom Google is celebrating Monday with a Google Doodle in honor of her th birthday, lived her life awash in ionizing radiation. More than a century later, her papers are still.