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The Curies : a biography of the most controversial family in science

Author: Denis Brian
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of the Curie family, revealing the scandals, drama, controversy, and tragedy that surrounding the world's most gifted scientific family.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brian, Denis.
Curies.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2005
(OCoLC)560443236
Named Person: Curie family.; Marie Curie; Pierre Curie; Curie (Famille); Curie, Marie <1867-1934>; Curie, Pierre <1859-1906>; Marie Curie; Pierre Curie; Curie (Famille); Curie family.; Marie Curie; Pierre Curie; Pierre Curie; Marie Skłodowska-Curie; Curie, Familie.; Curie (Familie); Marie Curie; Pierre Curie
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Brian
ISBN: 0471273910 9780471273912
OCLC Number: 58468388
Description: ix, 438 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Pierre Curie --
Marie Salomea Sklodowska --
Pierre and Marie in Love --
Mutual Adoration --
Spirits, Radioactivity and the Price of Fame --
Psychic Researchers --
Pierre Curie's Last Day --
Rescuing Langevin From His Wife --
Battered by the Press --
Surgery and Suffragettes ---
"Little Curies" and World War I --
A Gift of Radium From the United States --
Radium: Miracle Cure or Menace? --
A Great Discovery --
At Last --
Marie Curie's Last Year --
Nobel Prizes, Spanish Civil War and Fission --
France Defeated --
Joliot Keeps the Gestapo Guessing --
Eve Curie Tours the Battlefronts --
Joliot Become a Communist --
Eve Curie Interviews Nehru, Gandhi and Jinnah --
The Battle for Paris --
Joliot's Fight for Peace and Communism --
Joliot launches Peace Offensive and Charges U.S. With Using Germ Warfare in Korea --
The Curie Legacy.
Responsibility: Denis Brian.
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Traces the history of the Curie family, revealing the scandals, drama, controversy, and tragedy that surrounding the world's most gifted scientific family.

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