Sterling Biographies (R): Marie Curie Mother of Modern Physics by Janice Borzendowski
  

Sterling Biographies (R): Marie Curie Mother of Modern Physics

Written by Janice Borzendowski
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Sterling Biographies (R): Marie Curie Mother of Modern Physics by Janice Borzendowski

Janice Borzendowski tells Madame Curie's remarkable story, exploring: Marie's many firsts, including becoming the first woman awarded a Ph.D. in physics and the first woman to win a Nobel Prize; her amazing personal and professional relationship with husband Pierre Curie, with whom she worked side-by-side; the tragedies that affected Marie deeply, including the loss of her mother and brother at a young age; the difficulties she had establishing herself in Parisian scientific circles, both as a woman and a foreigner; and, the importance of Marie's work and the tragic consequences of not understanding the dangers of the radioactive materials she was researching.

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Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Janice Borzendowski
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Publisher

Sterling Juvenile

Publication date

1st February 2009

ISBN

9781402753183


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