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Radioactive : Marie & Pierre Curie, a tale of love & fallout

Author: Lauren Redniss; Go Big Read (Program)
Publisher: New York : !t Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the professional and private lives of Marie and Pierre Curie, examining their personal struggles, the advancements they made in the world of science, and the issue of radiation in the modern world.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Marie Curie; Pierre Curie; Marie Curie; Pierre Curie; Curie family.; Marie Curie; Pierre Curie; Marie Curie; Pierre Curie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren Redniss; Go Big Read (Program)
ISBN: 9780061351327 0061351326
OCLC Number: 660707284
Description: 205 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Symmetry --
Magnetism --
Fusion --
White flash --
Instability of matter --
Half-life --
Isolation --
Exposure --
Daughter elements.
Other Titles: Marie and Pierre Curie, a tale of love and fallout
Responsibility: by Lauren Redniss.
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The name Marie Curie is enshrined in every schoolchild's mind as one of the earliest and most inspirational female pioneers in the history of science. This title walks readers through the story of  Read more...

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"[An] excellent new book." -- Robert Krulwich, NPR "[A] sumptuously illustrated visual biography...Radioactive is an incisive look at science's greatest partnership." -- Vogue "One of the most Read more...

 
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