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Marie Curie: Mother of Modern Physics (Sterling Biographies)

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A biography of the scientist and Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie explores both Curie's personal and professional life.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published February 3rd 2009 by Sterling
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This is actually targeted at junior readers, but it's a great book if you'd like to know more about this scientist. Not sure how she managed to get done all she did with self-induced radiation sickness, but she did.
My 11 yr old daughter loves science and she bought this book as a gift at a science museum. It was good for her to learn about a female scientist and she loved it. I read the book as well and it was an interesting read. I'd heard about Marie Curie but never really knew much about her life. What I found the most interesting is how one of her 2 daughters didn't go into science like her parents and she always felt guilty about not having suffered the effects of radiation poisoning that the rest of ...more
What an amazing woman! I would love to read more about her, unfortunately I must move on. So many books so little time!
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The part that I am at is so sad.Her husband just died.Also I am almost done.
Good book.. This book tells detail how Marie's life
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