Science Never Ends: Marie Curie
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Have you ever heard of a woman whose husband, daughters, and son-in-law were all awarded the Nobel Prize? As for herself, she is the first woman to win the Nobel prize and awarded Nobel Prizes in two scientific categories. Marie Curie was born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, 1867. Marie was a brilliant child, with a great gift for languages and an extraordinary memory. She graduated at the age of 15, and she was first in her graduating class and received many academic awards.

 

 

References
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  5. Campos, L. A., Radium and the Secret of Life, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2015.
  6. Genat, M., Radium: A Miracle Cure!, Radiat. Prot. Dosimetry, 1998, 79, 1–4.

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