Marie And Pierre Nobel Prize
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The Nobel Prize And Its First Laureates
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2,635 wordsIrene Irene Joliot-Curie IRENE JOLIOT-CURIE Irene Curie was a brilliant dedicated scientist who accomplished many things throughout her life but was overshadowed by those around her throughout her life. She was overshadowed by Nobel laureate parents Maire and Pierre Curie, by co-laureate and husband Jean Frederick Joliot, by her physicist daughter Helene, who was married to Paul Langevin's grandson, and by biochemist son Pierre Joliot. She was also overshadowed by her non-scientist sister Eve De...
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Fell In Love Nobel Prize
876 wordsMadam Curie Manya Sklodowska, as she was called before marriage, was born in Warsaw, Poland, in 1867. Her father taught mathematics and physics. Her mother, a musician who played the piano and sang, was never able to hug or kiss her children because of Tuberculosis, a very contagious disease, which later took her life on May 7, 1878. Manya had 2 sisters Bronya and Zosia. They both caught Typhus at a young age which took Zosia s life and made Bronya s life stronger. Years later Bronya wanted to b...
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Nobel Prize Marie Curie
437 wordsMadame Curie Discoverer of Radium Originally named Marja Sklodowska, Marie Curie was born in Warsaw on Nov. 7, 1867. Her father taught high school physics. In 1891 she went to Paris (where she changed her name to Marie) and enrolled in the Sorbonne. Two years later she passed the examination for her degree in physics, ranking in first place. She met Pierre Curie in 1894, and they married in 1895. Marie Curie was interested in the recent discoveries of radiation. Wilhelm Roentgen had discovered X...
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Henri Becquerel Nobel Prize
770 wordsMarie Sklodowska Curie Polish-French Chemist (1867 - 1934) Marie Sklodowska Curie was born on November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland. Her father was a physics teacher and her mother was a principal at a girls school in Warsaw. She had three sisters (Sofia, Helena, Bronislaw a) and a brother Joseph. Marie, ever since her earliest years, was interested in reading and physics since her father was a physics teacher. After finishing high school, Marie went on to Paris because of the fact that she couldn ...
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616 wordsPaul A. Samuelson Paul Samuelson was born in Gary, Indiana in 1915. He was not the best of students; in fact, he made no impact at all until he got to college. Although he was an underachiever in high school, Samuelson became one of the greatest economists of the twentieth century. Samuelson completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Chicago. Afterwards he considered going to Columbia for his graduate work, but chose to go to Harvard in September of 1935. He was awarded a Social Sc...
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