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text Something out of nothing : Marie Curie and radium

Summary

Meet Manya Sklodowska, better known today as Marie Curie, the co-discoverer of radium, and who became the first woman awarded the Nobel prize for her work on the discovery. Learn what life was like for Marie, and the effect her discovery had on the world.

Contents

Beginnings -- Governess -- Pierre -- Discovery -- Fame -- Trouble -- Scandal -- War -- Danger -- Endings -- Legacy -- Source notes -- Selected bibliography -- Recommended web sites -- Acknowledgments -- Illustration credits -- Index.

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Description
134 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Publisher
Farrar Straus Giroux 2006

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KCL Y 540 MCCLAFFERTY in Young Adult Collection Available

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