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This book explores how Marie Curie triumphed over politicaltyranny, poverty, gender bias, personal tragedy and scandal. Herinfluence is beyond measure: through her discovery of radium, shechanged not only the course of science but the course of the world.Janice Borzendowski tells Madame Curies remarkable story,exploring: Maries many firsts, including becoming the first womanawarded a Ph.D. in physics and the first woman to win a NobelPrize; her amazing personal and professional relationship withhusband Pierre Curie, with whom she worked side-by-side; thetragedies that affected Marie deeply, including the loss of hermother and brother at a young age; the difficulties she hadestablishing herself in Parisian scientific circles, both as awoman and a foreigner; the importance of Maries work and the tragicconsequences of not understanding the dangers of the radioactivematerials she was researching.
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Sterling Biographies: Marie Curie - Mother of Modern Physics