Marie Curie                                                                                                                                                     More

From left to right: Pierre Curie (Nobel Prize in Physics Marie Skłodowska-Curie -Polish scientist (Nobel Prize in Physics 1903 and Chemistry Irène Curie (Nobel Prize in Chemistry Dr Curie (Pierre Curie's father).

Marie Curie and husband Pierre Curie were partners in the pursuit of both love and science.

Marie Curie and husband Pierre Curie were partners in the pursuit of both love…

Pierre and Marie Curie shortly after their wedding, 1895, Sceaux -nd  [for their wedding contract] - There was no lawyers necessary, as the marriage pair possessed nothing in the world - nothing but two glittering bicycles bought the day before with money sent as a present from a cousin, with which they were going to roam the countryside in the coming summer.  — Ève Curie, in Madame Curie (1938)

chagalov: Pierre and Marie Curie shortly after their wedding, Sceaux -nd [for their wedding contract] - There was no lawyers necessary, as the marriage pair possessed nothing in the world -.

Pierre and Marie Curie Frm bd: Photo - When the world was y...

Pierre and Marie Skłodowska-Curie Frm bd: Photo - When the world was y.

Nobel Prize winners Marie and Pierre Curie discovered radium in 1898.

Dec. 21, 1898: The Curies Discover Radium

April 1902 Marie and Pierre Curie isolate radioactive element radium

Pierre et Marie Curie.

Pierre et Marie Curie

Pierre and Marie Curie - yay nerd love

Pierre et Marie Curie Prix Nobel de Physique 1903

Marie Curie 1867 – 1934. Winner of two Nobel Prizes (in Chemistry AND Physics) Curie also discovered the radioactive elements polonium and radium and was, in general, a scientific powerhouse. Favorite Lumosity game: Penguin Pursuit

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1903 Henri Becquerel, Pierre Curie, Marie Curie

Even renowned chemists will leave the lab behind for a romantic honeymoon. Pierre and Marie Curie met at the Sorbonne in Paris, and they achieved fame in the science world for their studies of radioactivity, which later earned them a Nobel Prize. When Pierre was killed in 1906, Marie was appointed to his position at the Sorbonne, where he had been a professor of physics.    Hulton Archive/Getty Images

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Curie, Pierre: Pierre and Marie Curie on their honeymoon, 1895

Pierre Curie (15 May 1859 – 19 April 1906) was a French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity and radioactivity. He was awarded the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work "in recognition of the extraordinary services he rendered by his researches on the radiation phenomena."

Pierre Curie 15 May 1859 – 19 April was a French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity and radioactivity. In 1903 he received the Nobel Prize in Physics with his wife, Marie Skłodowska-Curie

Irène Joliot-Curie (1897 – 1956) was a French scientist, the daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie.  She was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1935 for the discovery of artificial radioactivity. This made the Curies the family with the most Nobel laureates to date.  She died of leukemia from accumulated radiation exposure.

Irène Joliot-Curie French scientist, the daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie and the wife of Frédéric Joliot-Curie. Jointly with her husband, Joliot-Curie was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1935 for their discovery of artificial radioactivity.

The First Issue of Le Radium (1904) - the first scientific journal devoted to radioactivity and related subjects.  Cover features the three codiscoverors of the element radium: Gustave Bemont, Pierre Curie and Marie Curie.

The First Issue of Le Radium - the first scientific journal devoted to radioactivity and related subjects. Cover features the three codiscoverors of the element radium: Gustave Bemont, Pierre Curie and Marie Curie.

Marie Curie Was A Polish Physicist And Chemist Famous For Her Work On Radioactivity And Twice A Winner Of The Nobel Prize

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Marie Curie, inventor of the X Ray, can you imagine life without her invention?

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to date to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple sciences.

Nobelprijswinnaar Marie Curie / Nobel price winner Marie Curie

Marie Curie - She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple sciences. She was also the first female professor at the University of Paris (La Sorbonne).

Two-time Nobel laureate Marie Curie (1867 - 1934) discovered polonium and radium, founded the concept of radiology and — above all — made the possibility of a scientific career seem within reach for countless girls and women around the world. The first woman to receive the Nobel Prize and the first female Professor of General Physics in the Faculty of Sciences at the Sorbonne in Paris

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Marie Curie Two-time Nobel laureate Marie Curie discovered polonium and radium, founded the concept of radiology and made the possibility of a scientific career seem within reach for countless girls.

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