Marie Curie

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  • Curie was born in Warsaw

    Curie was born in Warsaw
  • She completed secondary education at the Russian Lycée

  • She changed her name to Marie and she enrolled at the Sorbonne University.

    She changed her name to Marie and she enrolled at the Sorbonne University.
  • She met Pierre Curie

    She met Pierre Curie
  • She earned the Diplôme de Licence des Sciences Mathematiques (Masters Degree in Mathematics) at the Sorbonne.

    She earned the Diplôme de Licence des Sciences Mathematiques (Masters Degree in Mathematics) at the Sorbonne.
  • Marie and Pierre got marry.

    Marie and Pierre got marry.
  • The discovery of radioactivity by Henri Becquerel in 1896 inspired the Curies in their brilliant researches and analyses which led to the isolation of polonium, named after the country of Marie's birth, and radium.

    The discovery of radioactivity by Henri Becquerel in 1896 inspired the Curies in their brilliant researches and analyses which led to the isolation of polonium, named after the country of Marie's birth, and radium.
  • Her first child, Irène (future Nobel prize winner) was born.

    Her first child, Irène (future Nobel prize winner) was born.
  • She discovered polonium (so named in honour of Poland) with the help of the expert spectroscopist Eugène Demarçy.

  • She decided to focus on the X-rays.

  • She gained her Doctor of Science degree.

  • She awarded the Humphry DavyMedal of the Royal Society of London (with Pierre) forhaving successfully isolated radium.

    She awarded the Humphry DavyMedal of the Royal Society of London (with Pierre) forhaving successfully isolated radium.
  • Marie awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics (with Pierre) "inrecognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel”. First woman to win the Nobel Prize.

    Marie awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics (with Pierre) "inrecognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel”. First woman to win the Nobel Prize.
  • She was the author of Recherches sur les Substances Radioactives (Investigations on radioactive substances)

    She was the author of Recherches sur les Substances Radioactives (Investigations on radioactive substances)
  • Her second child, Eve, was born.

    Her second child, Eve, was born.
  • The tragic death of Pierre Curie.

    The tragic death of Pierre Curie.
  • She took Pierre's place of General Physics in the Faculty of Sciences, the first time a woman had held this position.

  • She was the author of L'Isotopie et les Eléments Isotopes

  • She was the author of the classic Traité de radioactivité

    She was the author of the classic Traité de radioactivité
  • She was a member of the Conseil du Physique Solvay from 1911 until her death.

    She was a member of the Conseil du Physique Solvay from 1911 until her death.
  • She received a second Nobel Prize, this time in Chemistry, “in recognition of herservices to the advancement of chemistry by the discovery of the elements radium and polonium, bythe isolation of radium and the study of the nature and compounds of this rem

    She received a second Nobel Prize, this time in Chemistry, “in recognition of herservices to the advancement of chemistry by the discovery of the elements radium and polonium, bythe isolation of radium and the study of the nature and compounds of this rem
  • She was appointed Director of the Curie Laboratory in the Radium Institute of the University of Paris.

    She was appointed Director of the Curie Laboratory in the Radium Institute of the University of Paris.
  • She awarded the Willard Gibbs Medal by the American Chemical Society.

    She awarded the Willard Gibbs Medal by the American Chemical Society.
  • At a specially planned White House ceremony, seh received a gram of radium from President Warren G. Harding on behalf of the women of America.

    At a specially planned White House ceremony, seh received a gram of radium from President Warren G. Harding on behalf of the women of America.
  • First woman elected to the Académie de Médecine (French Academy of Medicine), Paris, “in recognition for the part she played indiscovering radium and of a new form of medical treatment, Curie therapy”.

  • She had been a member of the Committee of Intellectual Co-operation of the League of Nations.

    She had been a member of the Committee of Intellectual Co-operation of the League of Nations.
  • Marie Curie initiated the construction of the Radium Institute in Warsaw.

    Marie Curie initiated the construction of the Radium Institute in Warsaw.
  • Irene, her daughter, got married with Frédéric Joliot.

    Irene, her daughter, got married with Frédéric Joliot.
  • President Hoover of the United States presented her with a gift of $50,000 donated by American friends of science, to purchase radium for use in the laboratory in Warsaw.

    President Hoover of the United States presented her with a gift of $50,000 donated by American friends of science, to purchase radium for use in the laboratory in Warsaw.
  • Curie died in Savoy, Paris, of leukaemia caused by excessive amounts of radiation towhich she was exposed while carrying out experiments.

    Curie died in Savoy, Paris, of leukaemia caused by excessive amounts of radiation towhich she was exposed while carrying out experiments.
  • A monument was errected in her honour at the Radium Institute in Warsaw.

    A monument was errected in her honour at the Radium Institute in Warsaw.
  • Eve wrote a famous biography of her mother, Madame Curie.

    Eve wrote a famous biography of her mother, Madame Curie.
  • Marie Curie was honored by google

    Marie Curie was honored by google
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