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Pierre and Marie Curie and the Discovery of Radium (Uncharted, Unexplored, and Unexplained) (Uncharted, Unexplored, and Unexplained)

Kathleen Tracy

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ISBN 10: 1584153105 / ISBN 13: 9781584153108
Editorial: Mitchell Lane Pub Inc, 2004
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48 pages. 9.50x7.00x0.25 inches. In Stock. N° de ref. de la librería 1584153105

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Título: Pierre and Marie Curie and the Discovery of ...

Editorial: Mitchell Lane Pub Inc

Año de publicación: 2004

Encuadernación: LIB

Condición del libro:Brand New

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Marie and Pierre Curie remain two of the most important scientists of the 20th century. Their pioneering work in the study of radioactivity led to the discovery of the elements radium and polonium. Later, they identified how atoms give off, or radiate, energy which would be the foundation for modern nuclear physics.

But for as successful as they were as scientific partners, theirs was also a love story. Coming from vastly different backgrounds, Marie grew up in politically repressed Poland and suffered the loss of a sister and her mother as a young girl. Pierre enjoyed an idyllic childhood and was educated at home by his brother and father. Although their friendship was initially based on their shared passion for science and research, it soon grew into a romantic love that would lead them to a personal relationship and professional partnership that would literally change the world.

About the Author:

Kathleen Tracy has been a journalist for over twenty years. Her writing has been featured in magazines including The Toronto Star's "Star Week," A Biography magazine, KidScreen and TV Times. She is also the author of numerous biographies including, "The Boy Who Would be King" (Dutton), "Jerry Seinfeld—The Entire Domain" (Carol Publishing), "Don Imus—America's Cowboy" (Carroll ), "Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo," and "William Hewlett: Pioneer of the Computer Age," both for Mitchell Lane. She recently completed Diana Rigg: The Biography for Benbella Books.

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