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  Marie Curie: Tutte le informazioni su Marie Curie su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Marie Curie (prima di sposarsi Marie Skłodowska), nata il 7 novembre 1867 a Varsavia e morta il 4 luglio 1934 a Sancellemoz è stata una chimica e fisica francese di origine polacca.
Insieme al marito Pierre Curie ed a Henri Becquerel, Marie ricevette - prima donna della storia - il premio Nobel per la fisica nel 1903 "in riconoscimento dei servizi straordinari che essi hanno reso nella loro ricerca congiunta sui fenomeni radioattivi scoperti dal professor Henri Becquerel".
Nel 1995 le spoglie di Marie Curie furono trasferite, prima donna della storia, sotto la cupola del Pantheon di Parigi in segno di onore per i suoi meriti.
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 Marie Curie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marie Curie (Polish Maria Skłodowska-Curie, November 7, 1867 – July 4, 1934) was a Polish-French physicist and chemist.
Together with Pierre Curie and Henri Becquerel, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, 1903: "in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel".
Eight years later, she received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1911 "in recognition of her services to the advancement of chemistry by the discovery of the elements radium and polonium, by the isolation of radium and the study of the nature and compounds of this remarkable element".
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 Marie Curie - MSN Encarta
Marie Curie (1867-1934), Polish-born French chemist and physicist who twice won the Nobel Prize and is best known for her investigations of radioactivity with her husband Pierre Curie.
The Curies shared the 1903 Nobel Prize in physics with a colleague, and Marie Curie was awarded the 1911 Nobel Prize in chemistry.
Marie Curie went on to study the chemistry and medical applications of radium, and in 1911 she was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry in recognition of her work in discovering radium and polonium and in isolating radium.
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 AllRefer.com - Curie (Physics, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Marie Sklodowska's interest in science was stimulated by her father, a professor of physics in Warsaw.
In 1895 she married Pierre Curie and engaged in independent research in his laboratory at the municipal school of physics and chemistry where Pierre was director of laboratories (from 1882) and professor (from 1895).
She was made director of the laboratory of radioactivity at the Curie Institute of Radium, established jointly by the Univ. of Paris and the Pasteur Institute, for research on radioactivity and for radium therapy.
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 Marie Curie
The sudden death of Pierre Curie (April 19, 1906) was a bitter blow to Marie Curie, but it was also a decisive turning point in her career: henceforth she was to devote all her energy to completing alone the scientific work that they had undertaken.
Marie Curie, now at the highest point of her fame, and, from 1922, a member of the Academy of Medicine, devoted her researches to the study of the chemistry of radioactive substances and the medical applications of these substances.
One of Marie Curie's outstanding achievements was to have understood the need to accumulate intense radioactive sources, not only for the treatment of illness but also to maintain an abundant supply for research in nuclear physics; the resultant stockpile was an unrivaled instrument until the appearance after 1930 of particle accelerators.
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 About Marie Curie
Marie Curie was remarkable as a scientist, as a public figure and as a humanitarian.
Meloney was so enthralled by Curie's efforts, she appealed to the women of her country in an attempt to raise the $100,000 necessary to purchase one gram of pure radium for Curie's research and medical use.
Curie's war efforts and gifts from America were well documented in the media of the day and her visits to America were enthusiastically followed and mostly recorded in a positive manner.1927 brought the first major public scrutiny of the radioactivity issue.
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 World Almanac for Kids
CURIE, Marie (1867–1934) and Pierre (1859–1906), French physicists and Nobel laureates, who were wife and husband; together, they discovered the chemical elements radium and polonium.
Curie thus began studying uranium radiations, and, using piezoelectric techniques devised by her husband, carefully measured the radiations in pitchblende, an ore containing uranium.
Marie Curie’s final illness was diagnosed as pernicious anemia, caused by overexposure to radiation.
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 Marie Curie - The Great Woman Scientist
Marie is invited to the USA to receive a gift from the US President, W G Harding in gratitude for her work in chemistry and physics.
Marie Curie, aged 66, dies of leukemia (aplastic pernicious anemia) due to the excessive amounts of radiation she had been exposed to whilst working with her materials.
Marie and Pierre Curie's ashes are buried in the Panthéon.
www.mariecurie.co.uk /Life-Story-of-Marie-Curie.htm   (829 words)

 Inventor Marie Curie Biography
Marie Curie is best known as the discoverer of the radioactive elements polonium and radium and as the first person to win two Nobel prizes.
Marie dreamed of being able to study at the Sorbonne in Paris, but this was beyond the means of her family.
Curie’s work was not only a leaping-off point for the modern field of nuclear medicine, but it helped lay the groundwork for the most important development in 20th-century science--the discovery of the structure of the atom.
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 A Biography of Marie Curie for KIDS!
Marie Sklodowski was born on November 7, 1867 in Warsaw the capital of Poland.
Marie, her sisters, and brother all graduated with the highest grades in their class.
Marie was encouraged to study physical science by her cousin, Jozef Boguski.
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 Marie Curie - a biography Page 1
Marie Curie took on many roles during her lifetime: wife, mother, research scientist, college student, polish patriot, institute director, fundraiser, x-ray technician, mentor and teacher.
Marie's grandfather, Jozef Sklodowski, was also a teacher and a school principal with strong "republican views." He put his career on the line by encouraging children of peasant families to study and allowing them in the same classes with the children of the nobility.
Marie's father, for example, was demoted as principal of his school and a Russian was brought in to replace him.
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 Marie Curie
Curie and her collaborators in physics and mathematics; the Pasteur Pavillion, for the medical associates of Claudius Regaud (1870-1940) in radiophysiology and radiotherapy.
Curie gave herself to the efficient organization and operation of a fleet of radioligic ambulances, and the training of the ncessary technologists, carrying the possibility of flouroscopy and radiography to the various fronts.
Curie to its membership without the customary application and interviews of the candidate: rather than an election it was a belated homage proposed by the Academecians led by Antoine Béclère.
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At the Sorbonne she met another instructor, Pierre Curie and married him; together they studied radioactive materials, particularly the uranium ore pitchblende, which had the curious property of being more radioactive than the uranium extracted from it.
Her eldest daughter, Irène Joliot-Curie, won a Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1935, the year after Marie Curie's death.
An extremely ahistorical Marie Curie appears as a character in the comedy Young Einstein by Yahoo Serious.
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 Science in Poland - Maria Sklodowska-Curie
The sudden death of Pierre Curie (April 19, 1906) was a bitter blow to Maria Curie, but it was also a decisive turning point in her career: henceforth she was to devote all her energy to completing alone the scientific work that they had undertaken.
Maria Curie, now at the highest point of her fame, and, from 1922, a member of the Academy of Medicine, devoted her researches to the study of the chemistry of radioactive substances and the medical applications of these substances.
Marie and Pierre Curie and the Discovery of Polonium and Radium by Nanny Fröman
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 Marie Curie
Marie Curie was interested in recent discoveries in the field of radiation and began studying uranium radiations.
In 1914 Marie Curie was further recognised by being appointed head of the Paris Institute of Radium.
Marie Curie died on 4 July 1934 of an illness directly caused by her excessive exposure to radiation over the years.
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 Madame Curie - Discovery of Radioactive Elements
Marie Sklodowska was born on November 7, 1867, in Warsaw, Poland.
Marie's legacy to science is that she correctly speculated that the radiation spontaneously released from the ore was nuclear rather than atomic.
The Curies and Henri Becquerel received the Nobel Prize for physics for their work on radioactivity, and Marie was granted her doctorate the same year.
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 Gale - Free Resources - Women's History - Biographies - Marie Curie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Marie Curie was born Marya Sklodowska, the fifth and youngest child of Bronsitwa Boguska, a pianist, singer, and teacher, and Ladislas Sklodowski, a professor of mathematics and physics.
By 1914, Curie was the head of two laboratories, one in her native Warsaw and one at the Sorbonne, known as the Radium Institute.
Curie also lent her name to the cause for world peace by serving on the council of the League of Nations and on its international committee on intellectual cooperation.
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 Marie Sklodowska Curie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Marie discovered her love for physics and chemistry early in life and dreamed of studying at the Sorbonne, in Paris.
In 1895, Marie Sklodowska married Pierre Curie, who was a Professor of Physics at the School of Physics and Chemistry in the City of Paris.
Shortly after these discoveries, Marie was awarded her doctorate and later, after her husband's tragic death in 1906, was asked to succeed him in his professorship in physics at the Sorbonne, the first time such an honor had been awarded to a woman.
www.polishamericancenter.org /Curie.htm   (345 words)

 Marie Curie - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Marie Curie, née Maria Sklodowska, was born in Warsaw on November 7, 1867, the daughter of a secondary-school teacher.
Curie developed methods for the separation of radium from radioactive residues in sufficient quantities to allow for its characterization and the careful study of its properties, therapeutic properties in particular.
Curie throughout her life actively promoted the use of radium to alleviate suffering and during World War I, assisted by her daughter, Irene, she personally devoted herself to this remedial work.
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 The My Hero Project - Madame Curie
Madame Curie was born Maria Sklodowski in Warsaw, Poland in 1867, the youngest of five children.
Shortly, Marie found that what she had discovered was not pure radium, but she was able to isolate the element itself after quite a struggle.
Marie Curie discovered radioactivity as an atomic property, opening the door to 20th century science.
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 Marie Curie
Marie Curie is one of the most famous scientists that ever lived.
Marie realized that neither her math or science background nor her ability in technical French equaled that of her fellow students.
Marie Curie’s fascination with science was developed early on by her father.
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 Curie. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Curies’ daughter Irène (see under Joliot-Curie, family) was also a scientist.
In 1995 Marie and Pierre Curie’s ashes were enshrined in the Panthéon, Paris; she was the first woman to be honored so in her own right.
A biography of Marie Curie was written by a daughter, Ève Curie (tr.
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 Marie Curie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The ashes of Marie Curie and her husband Pierre have now been laid to rest under the famous dome of the Panthéon, in Paris, alongside the author Victor Hugo, the politician Jean Jaurès and the Resistance fighter Jean Moulin.
It is an injustice which President François Mitterrand sought to put right by transferring to the Panthéon the ashes of the physicist and chemist Marie Curie, and those of her husband.
At Orsay, in the suburbs of Paris, the Curie Institute also operates a protontherapy centre, used for treating with radiation tumours that are not easily accessible through surgery, while preserving the healthy tissue.
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