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Author Pasachoff, Naomi E.

Title Marie Curie and the science of radioactivity / Naomi Pasachoff.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Children's Department  J92 CURIE    Check Shelf
Description 109 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Oxford portraits in science
Oxford portraits in science.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Examines the life of the Polish-born scientist who, with her husband Pierre, was awarded a 1903 Nobel Prize for discovering radium.
Contents ch. 1. "Preparation for future work" -- ch. 2. "The heroic period" -- ch. 3. "The best and happiest years" -- ch. 4. "A growing notoriety" -- 5. "Honor under cruel circumstances" -- 6. "Grave illness" -- 7. "The hospital life of those years" -- 8. "A suitable laboratory".
Subject Curie, Marie, 1867-1934 -- Juvenile literature.
Chemists -- Poland -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Curie, Marie, 1867-1934.
Women -- Biography.
ISBN 0195092147 lib. ed.
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