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Making Marie Curie
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Eva Hemmungs Wirtén
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-03 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

In many ways, Marie Curie represents modern science. Her considerable lifetime achievements—the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize, the only woman to be awarded the prize in two fields, and the only person to be awarded Nobel Prizes in multiple sciences—are studied by schoolchildren across the world. She
Marie Curie
Language: en
Pages: 126
Authors: Marilyn Ogilvie
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

This encyclopedia examines Marie Curie’s life and contributions. The chronology provides a thumbnail sketch of events in Curie’s life, including her personal experiences, education, and publications. The Introduction provides a brief look at her life. The body of this work consists of alphabetical entries of people, ideas, institutions, places, and
The Soul of Genius
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Jeffrey Orens
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-06 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A prismatic look at the meeting of Marie Curie and Albert Einstein and the impact these two pillars of science had on the world of physics, which was in turmoil. In 1911, some of the greatest minds in science convened at the First Solvay Conference in Physics, a meeting like
Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie (Great Discoveries)
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Barbara Goldsmith
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-16 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

The bestselling, "excellent…poignant—and scientifically lucid—portrait" (New York Times Book Review) of the remarkable Marie Curie. Through family interviews, diaries, letters, and workbooks that had been sealed for over sixty years, Barbara Goldsmith reveals the Marie Curie behind the myth—an all-too-human woman struggling to balance a spectacular scientific career, a demanding
Marie Curie
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Margaret Poynter
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-15 - Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

Marie Curie is the first woman to be honored with a Nobel Prize in physics in 1903. In 1911 she was honored with a second Nobel Prize in a different field, this time in chemistry. With her husband Pierre, she pioneered the discovery of radiation and found two elements named