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Obsessive genius : Marie Curie, a life in science

Author: Barbara Goldsmith
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marie Curie reamins the only woman to win two Nobel prizes - the first in 1903 for the discovery of radioactivity and the second in 1911 for the discovery of radium and polonium.

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Marie Curie; Irène Joliot-Curie; Hélène Langevin-Juliot
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Goldsmith
ISBN: 0297847678 9780297847670
OCLC Number: 59187024
Description: 320 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Barbara Goldsmith.

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"[E]xcellent short biography of Marie Curie... [A] poignant-and scientifically lucid-portrait." The New York Times "[N]ever a dull moment in this true tale, and Goldsmith's nostalgic yet Read more...

 
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