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Marie Curie

3.76  ·  Rating details ·  42 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Hardcover, 349 pages
Published 1974 by Harper Collins
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Curie y la radiactividad en 90 minutos. By Paul Strathern
Kirsti Rochfort-Kemp
Really glad I read this book to learn so much about this amazing woman. It took me a while and I struggled a bit due to not being particularly scientific minded, but well worth the effort.
Ayde
Oct 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When I first saw the book I remembered how much I admired her ‛from a distance’. With this biography she drew closer, and I still have great admiration for her. Reid wrote a biography that has a fair amount of personal information, along with presenting the public figure, done in an engaging style.

He made clear she was a woman who wasn't expecting any special treatment or concessions for being a woman. She was uninterested in the goals of the feminist movement of the time. She focused her
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Dec 02, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Das Buch hält sich glücklicherweise nicht lange mit Maria Skłodowskas Kindheit auf, sonderen widmet sich bald dem Pariser Leben Madame Curies. Zwar erfolgt die Darstellung weitestgehend chronlogisch, eine Zeittafel wäre jedoch stellenweise nützlich gewesen. Es ist ein informativer aber etwas trockener Bericht über Mdm Curies Leben und Forschen. Bemerkenswert ist ihr Eintreten für die Reinheit der Wissenschaft, für eine klare Abgrenzung gegenüber technischer Anwendung - eine heute in dieser Form ...more
Raul Carpio
Jul 29, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Gran historia, bien contada, sobre una de las mujeres más importantes de la historia.
Isuru
Jul 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An amazing book about the life of Marie Curie from the day she was born till the day she died. It's an interesting read!
Silvana
Really interesting view of the life of this great female scientist, who was also wife, mother and daughter.
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