Marie Curie

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Marie Curie

Curie developed methods for the seperation of radium from radioactive residues. She is legendary for her contributions to radioactivity. Marie had a major influence on science and a new time period in medical research and treatment.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

- For her incredible contributions to science, she won 2 nobel prizes. In 1906, Pierre Curie died after being run over by a carriage. - She was then asked to take over his post.- Her daughter Eve was a big supporter of her throughout. - Marie Curie eventually died in Savoy, France on July 4, 1934.

Marie Curie 1867-1934

Early Life:Marie Curie was born on November 7, 1867 in Warslaw; Poland. She had her basic education from local schools in Poland. She had a major part of her scientific education from her father.

Scientific ResearchMarie Curie was married to Pierre Curie. She and her husband went to Paris in 1891, to study at the Sorbonne. They performed early researches together.They had 2 kids, Eve Curie and Irene-Joliot Curie.

Contribution to Science

More Info:

- "Marie Curie- Biographical" Nobelprize.org Nobel Media AB 2014 Web 10 June 10 2015.- Curie, Marie. Marie Curie and the Science of Radioactivity. 2000-2015, Naomi Pasachoff. American Institute of Physics. June 11 2015.

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Pierre and Marie Curie

There is a Marie Curie Museum in Paris

Marie Curie was famous for bringing attention to radioactivity. As it stated on (www.aip.org) " For scientists and the public, her radium was a key to a basic change in our understanding of matter and energy." Her work impacted the development of science and began a new time period of medical research.

"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less."~Marie Curie


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