Marie Curie (1867 – 1934) was the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize in 1903 for her contributions to physics. She was again awarded the 1911 Nobel Prize for her contributions to chemistry.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. ― Marie Curie
In a Victorian era where academic opportunities for women were very limited, Marie Curie actually studied in secret, as it was nearly impossible to be accepted in an academic world that belonged to men.
Although we may fear the unknown, it should not limit our desire to understand the unknown.― Marie Curie
Along with her husband, Pierre Curie, who was also a great scientist, Curie discovered polonium and radium. After her husband’s death, she continued their research, which led to the further development of X-rays…
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