Marie Skłodowska Curie, born Maria Salomea Skłodowska ( 7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934), was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.
She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, is the first person and the only woman to win the Nobel prize twice
✨ Marie Curie Trivia
★ Marie Curie was the fifth and youngest child of two Polish teachers
★ Added two elements to the periodic table, radium and polonium.
★ Her daughter Irene Curie also won the Nobel Prize
★ Died of aplastic anemia, likely caused by prolonged exposure to radiation, in 1934.
★ Her notebooks are still radioactive!
After collecting her high school diploma, Maria had hoped to study at the University of Warsaw with her sister, Bronia. Because the school didn't accept women, the siblings instead enrolled at the Flying University, a Polish college that welcomed female students
It was still illegal for women to receive higher education at the time so the institution was constantly changing locations to avoid detection from authorities.
Used to walk around her lab with bottles of polonium and radium in her pockets
✨ Marie Curie Quotes:
"In science, we must be interested in things, not in persons."
"I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries."
"I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy."
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