Marie Curie

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Title: Marie Curie

 

About:  A physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity, becoming the first woman to win the Nobel Prize (twice), and the first woman professor at Paris University.  She discovered the elements polonium and radium, using techniques she invented for isolating radioactive isotopes. Under her direction, the world's first studies were conducted into the treatment of tumors by the use of radioactive isotopes. She died from exposure to radiation in the course of her scientific research and work with x-rays in field hospitals during World War I.

Born: 1867 - 1934

Country: Poland

Position: Scientist 

Influence: 8

Type: Historical Figure

Artist: Stefan Milo

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Date Created: 01/05/2021

Group: Genesis Figures

Number: 02/25

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