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Madame Curie: A Biography (Da Capo Series in Science) Paperback – 2 Apr 2001

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  • Paperback
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press (2 April 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0306810387
  • ISBN-13: 978-0306810381
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.9 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 16 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 183,438 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Paperback. Pub date: 2001 Pages: 442 Publisher: the the DaCapo Press The professional triumphs and personal Struggles of a pioneering woman Scientist Marie Sklodowska Curie (18.671.934) was the first woman Scientist to win Worldwide Acclaim and was indeed one of the great scientists of the twentieth century. Written by Curies daughter. the renowned international activist Eve Curie. this biography chronicles Curies legendary achievements in science. including her pioneering efforts in the study of radioactivity and her two Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry. It also spotlights her remarkable life. from her childhood in Poland. to her storybook Parisian marriage to fellow scientist Pierre Curie. to her tragic death from the very radium that ought her fame. Now updated with an eloquent. rousing introduction by best-selling author Natalie Angier . this timeless biography cele...

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