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Marie Curie, a life

Author: Françoise Giroud
Publisher: New York : Holmes & Meier, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Text is distinguished by its focus on Curie as a woman, by its extended account of her controversial liaison with Professor Paul Langevin, and by its setting within historical and scientific contexts.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Giroud, Françoise.
Marie Curie, a life.
New York : Holmes & Meier, 1986
(OCoLC)623144345
Named Person: Marie Curie; Marie Curie; Marie Skłodowska-Curie; Marie Curie
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Françoise Giroud
ISBN: 0841909776 9780841909779 0841909784 9780841909786
OCLC Number: 12946269
Description: 291 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Femme honorable.
Responsibility: by Françoise Giroud ; translated by Lydia Davis.

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Marie Curie is well-known for her Nobel Prize-winning research in physics and chemistry and for her discovery with husband Pierre of polonium and radium. Less familiar is the complex character of  Read more...

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