Madame Curie: A Biography

Madame Curie: A Biography

Eve Curie


Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867–1934) used to be the 1st girl scientist to win around the world acclaim and used to be, certainly, one of many nice scientists of the 20 th century. Written through Curie’s daughter, the well known overseas activist Eve Curie, this biography chronicles Curie’s mythical achievements in technological know-how, together with her pioneering efforts within the learn of radioactivity and her Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry. It additionally spotlights her outstanding existence, from her adolescence in Poland, to her storybook Parisian marriage to fellow scientist Pierre Curie, to her tragic loss of life from the very radium that introduced her reputation. Now up to date with an eloquent, rousing creation by means of best-selling writer Natalie Angier, this undying biography celebrates an impressive brain and a outstanding woman’s life.

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