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Marie Curie

Marie Salomea Skłodowska–Curie

1867 - 1934 aged 66

Pioneering researcher on radioactivity with husband Pierre

Children Irène and Ève

​Nobel Prize in Physics (1903)

Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1911)

Discovered the elements polonium and radium

First, and only, woman to win a Nobel Prize twice and in two different scientific fields

First woman to become a professor at Paris University

Madame Curie: A Biography by Eve Curie

Updated with an eloquent, rousing introduction by best-selling author Natalie Angier, this timeless biography celebrates an astonishing mind and an extraordinary woman's life.


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