Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie – A tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss

By Paul Callaghan In Books

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21st May, 2011
This year marks a century since the award of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Marie Curie. In 1903, she and husband Pierre had jointly shared the Nobel Prize in Physics. She remains the sole recipient of a Nobel Prize in both physics and chemistry and it is fitting 2011 features a series of events in her honour. Wikipedia lists 10 biographies of Marie Curie, the latest being Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie – A Tale of Love and Fallout, by Lauren Redniss. This last book, written ...

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