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Marie Curie's search for radium

Author: Beverley Birch; Christian Birmingham
Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, 1996.
Series: Science stories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of Marie Curie whose extraordinary persistence and determination proved the existence of radium and opened the gateway to the nuclear age in which we live. Marie Curie's scientific research and discovery of radium in 1902, helped open the door to our modern nuclear age.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
barn- och ungdomslitteratur
Biography Juvenile literature
biografi barn- och ungdomslitteratur
Named Person: Marie Curie; Marie Curie; Marie Curie; Marie Curie; Marie Curie
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beverley Birch; Christian Birmingham
ISBN: 0812066219 9780812066210 0812097912 9780812097917 0575060131 9780575060135 1566741920 9781566741927
OCLC Number: 32894202
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain by Gollancz Children's Paperbacks, 1995.
Awards: Shortlisted for Mother Goose Award 1995.
Description: [42] pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Science stories.
Responsibility: Beverley Birch ; illustrated by Christian Birmingham.
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This text, part of the "Science Stories" series, shows how Marie Curie's persistence and selfless determination to prove the existence of radium opened the gateway to the modern nuclear age. This  Read more...

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