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Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934) (12483309625)

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Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934) (12483309625)

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Subject: Curie, Marie 1867-1934
Type: Black-and-white photographs
Topic: Chemistry
     Nobel Prizes
     Physics
     Radioactivity--History
     Radium--History
     Women scientists
Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0748]
Summary: Polish physicist Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934) was the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in physics, sharing it with her husband Pierre in 1903 for their work on radioactivity. After his death in 1906, she continued with her research and was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1911 for her contributions to that field
Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Marie Curie (1867–1934), Polish-born French physicist, famous for her work on radioactivity and twice a winner of the Nobel Prize. With Henri Becquerel and her husband, Pierre Curie, she was awarded the 1903 Nobel Prize for Physics. She was the sole winner of the 1911 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and she is the only woman to win the award in two different fields.

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