Call Number: QD22.C8 C85 1939
Publication Date: Nov 30, 1936
Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934) was the first woman scientist to win worldwide acclaim and one of the great scientists of the twentieth century. This biography chronicles Curie’s legendary achievements in science, including her pioneering efforts in the study of radioactivity and her two Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry. It spotlights her remarkable life, from childhood in Poland, to her marriage to fellow scientist Pierre Curie, to her tragic death from the very radium that brought her fame.