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Marie Curie

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Transcript of Marie Curie

Marie Curie was born in Poland on 7th of November, 1867. Her real name was "Marya Skoldowska"

She studied abroad in France.
She worked as a governess to make money
She went to Sorbonne University in Paris.
In 1893, earned degrees in Physics and Math
In 1895, she met Pierre Curie and married him.
1897 had a daughter named Irene
1904 had a daughter names Eve
In 1903 Marie and Pierre Curie were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics along with Henri Becquerel
In, 1897 started investigating Uranium and pitchblende with Antoine Henri Becquerel.
Marie was offered her post as Professor of Physics at Sorbonne University.
The Curie's research in radioactivity was crucial in the development of x-rays in surgery.
The notebooks she used are still radioactive.
Discovered polonium and radium.
Marie Curie died on 4 July 1934 at the age of 66 due to too much exposure of radiation and died of leukemia.
With the discovery of the two radioactive elements, Marie Curie established the new field of Nuclear Physics.
Marie Curie is one of the first discoverer of Radioactivity.
Radium has changed the way we take control of skin damage and cancer treatments(Radium radiotherapy) today.

Polonium is now changing the world on how people use drugs, and especially tobacco.
Husband and a co-researcher in discovering Radium and Polonium.
Antoine Henri Becquerel
He was a discoverer of radioactivity and he was awarded the Nobel Prize along with Marie Curie.
She was the first daughter of Marie Curie. She helped at the Hoogstade Hospital in Belgium, 1915 equipping Radio graphic equipment during WWI. She her self became a scientist and later won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. She continued on Marie's studies in radioactivity.
Middle school named after Marie Curie
Marie Curie's house has been turned into a Museum of Marie Curie.
Street named after the Curies
The picture of Marie and Pierre was printed on the Swiss bill in honour of their great achievement.
In 1898, Marie and her husband Pierre isolated an element they called Polonium.
In 1902, Marie and her husband isolated Radium.
The Life of Marie Curie
Important People Involved in Marie Curie's Life
Marie Curie's Contribution to the Physics and the World
Interesting Things
Marie Curie was the first woman to teach at the Sorbonne in Paris, and the first woman to receive two Nobel Prizes.
The element Curium, discovered in 1944, was named in honor of Marie and her husband, Pierre.
In 1911, she was given the Nobel Prize for Chemistry
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