Now updated with an eloquent, rousing introduction by best-selling author Natalie Angier, this timeless biography celebrates an astonishing mind and a extraordinary woman's life. Da Capo. Written by curie's daughter, the renowned international activist Eve Curie, this biography chronicles Curie's legendary achievements in science, including her pioneering efforts in the study of radioactivity and her two Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry.
Madame Curie: A Biography #ad - It also spotlights her remarkable life, from her childhood in Poland, to her storybook Parisian marriage to fellow scientist Pierre Curie, to her tragic death from the very radium that brought her fame.
Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie Great DiscoveriesW. W. Norton #ad - The bestselling, "excellent…poignant―and scientifically lucid―portrait" New York Times Book Review of the remarkable Marie Curie. Through family interviews, the prejudice of society, and workbooks that had been sealed for over sixty years, letters, Barbara Goldsmith reveals the Marie Curie behind the myth―an all-too-human woman struggling to balance a spectacular scientific career, diaries, a demanding family, and her own passionate nature.
15 photographs. Obsessive genius is a dazzling portrait of Curie, her amazing scientific success, and the price she paid for fame.
Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and FalloutDey Street Books #ad - Through brilliant visual storytelling, which was marked by extraordinary scientific discovery and dramatic personal trauma-- from her complex working and romantic relationship with Pierre Curie, to Pierre’s tragic death, Redniss walks us through Curie’s life, to their discovery of two new scientific elements, to Marie’s two Nobel Prizes.
A haunting and wondrous portrait of one of history's most intriguing figures, Radioactive combines archival photos, images, and clippings with dazzling line drawings and a compelling narrative to tell Curie’s story. Soon to be a major motion picture directed by marjane Sartrapi, starring Rosamund Pike and Sam Riley.
Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout #ad - National book award finalist“vivid and ethereal” –new york times“radioactive is quite unlike any book I have ever read—part history, part love story, part art work and all parts sheer imaginative genius. Malcolm gladwellradioactive is the mesmerizing, landmark illustrated biography of Marie Curie, by acclaimed author and artist Lauren Redniss.
Far more than an art book or a graphic novel, Radioactive is a stunning visual biography and a true work of art. Dey street Books.
DK Biography: Marie Curie: A Photographic Story of a LifeDK Children #ad - DK Biography: Marie Curie: A Photographic Story of a Life #ad - Filled with archival photographs and amazing fact boxes, this groundbreaking series introduces young readers to some of history's most interesting and influential characters. Dey street Books. Supports the Common Core State Standards. Dk biography: marie curie tells the story of the discoverer of radium, to her experiments with radioactivity in Paris, from her childhood in Warsaw, to her recognition as one of the preeminent scientists of her time.
Marie Curie for Kids: Her Life and Scientific Discoveries, with 21 Activities and Experiments For Kids seriesChicago Review Press #ad - Chicago Review Press. An outstanding science trade book 2017 marie curie, nicknamed “Manya” by her family, learning, reveled in reading, and exploring nature as a girl growing up in her native Poland. Packed with historic photos, and 21 hands-on activities and experiments that illuminate Curie’s life and work, informative sidebars, a resource section, Marie Curie for Kids is an indispensable resource for budding scientific explorers.
Kids learn how curie worked alongside her husband and scientific partner, refused to patent her discoveries which would have made her very wealthy, while also teaching and raising two daughters; how this intense scientist sometimes became so involved with her research that she forgot to eat or sleep; and how she struggled with health issues, Pierre, and made valuable contributions during World War I.
Marie Curie for Kids: Her Life and Scientific Discoveries, with 21 Activities and Experiments For Kids series #ad - She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the first person ever to win in two different fields—chemistry and physics. Marie curie for Kids introduces this legendary figure in all her complexity. She went on to become one of the world's most famous scientists. Curie’s revolutionary discoveries over several decades created the field of atomic physics, and Curie herself coined the word radioactivity.
Kids can: examine real world war I X-rays; make a model of the element carbon; make traditional Polish pierogies; and much more. Dey street Books.
Marie Curie and Her DaughtersGriffin #ad - Factually rich, this is an engrossing story about the most famous woman in science that rips the cover off the myth and reveals the real person, and original, personal, friend, and mother behind it. Published to widespread acclaim, in marie curie and Her Daughters, science writer Shelley Emling shows that far from a shy introvert toiling away in her laboratory, the famed scientist and two-time Nobel prize winner was nothing short of an iconoclast.
. Emling also shows how Curie, following World War I, turned to America for help. Few people know about curie's close friendship with American journalist Missy Meloney, Eve, who arranged speaking tours across the country for Marie, and Irene. Months on the road, charming audiences both large and small, endeared the Curies to American women and established a lifelong relationship with the United States that formed one of the strongest connections of Marie's life.
Marie Curie and Her Daughters #ad - Emling draws on personal letters released by curie's only granddaughter to show how Marie influenced her daughters yet let them blaze their own paths: Irene followed her mother's footsteps into science and was instrumental in the discovery of nuclear fission; Eve traveled the world as a foreign correspondent and then moved on to humanitarian missions.
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Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNAHarper Perennial #ad - Dey street Books. Harper Perennial. Brenda maddox tells a powerful story of a remarkably single-minded, and tempestuous young woman who, at the age of fifteen, decided she was going to be a scientist, forthright, but who was airbrushed out of the greatest scientific discovery of the twentieth century. Chicago Review Press.
Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA #ad - In 1962, maurice wilkins, francis crick, and james Watson received the Nobel Prize, but it was Rosalind Franklin's data and photographs of DNA that led to their discovery.
Marie Curie Radcliffe Biography SeriesDa Capo Press #ad - Chicago Review Press. From the stubborn sixteen-year-old studying science at night while working as a governess, her unbearable grief at Pierre's untimely and gruesome death, and her retreat into a love affair with a married fellow scientist, to her romance and scientific partnership with Pierre Curie-an extraordinary marriage of equals-we feel her defeats as well as her successes: her rejection by the French Academy, causing a scandal which almost cost her the second Nobel Prize.
Harper Perennial. From family documents and a private journal only recently made available, Susan Quinn at last tells the full human story. Despite these achievements, or perhaps because of her fame, she has remained a saintly, unapproachable genius. In 1911 she won an unprecedented second Nobel Prize, this time in chemistry, for isolating new radioactive elements.
Marie Curie Radcliffe Biography Series #ad - In susan quinn's fully dimensional portrait, passionate, we come at last to know this complicated, brilliant woman. Dey street Books. A touching three-dimensional portrait of the polish-born scientist and two-time Nobel Prize winner" Kirkus Madame Curie, the discoverer of radium and radioactivityOne hundred years ago, Marie Curie discovered radioactivity, for which she won the Nobel Prize in physics.
World History Biographies: Marie Curie: The Woman Who Changed the Course of Science National Geographic World History BiographiesNational Geographic Children's Books #ad - This short book is written in a clear, readable style, detailing the events of Marie’s life that will be of interest to teen readers. Dey street Books. Readers will find the prose engaging and Marie’s story interesting and inspiring. Voyanational geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.
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Who Was Marie Curie?Penguin Workshop #ad - Grosset Dunlap. Later marie won another Nobel award for chemistry in 1911. She died in savoy, 1934, france, on July 4, a victim of many years of exposure to toxic radiation. Harper Perennial. Dey street Books. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the two soon married, forming one of the most famous scientific partnerships in history.
Chicago Review Press. Together they discovered two elements and won a Nobel Prize in 1903. Born in warsaw, poland, 1867, on november 7, marie curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics.
Pierre Curie: With Autobiographical Notes by Marie CurieDover Publications #ad - A scientific biography as well as an intimate memoir, this unique narrative recaptures Pierre Curie's youthful research and his first scientific breakthrough, the discovery of piezoelectricity. A delightful book. These rare insights into two of history's great scientific minds will fascinate students of science and all readers interested in scientific discovery.
In addition to firsthand accounts of laboratory work and techniques, Friedrich Oskar Giesel, their family life, Frederick Soddy, including Ernest Rutherford, Marie Curie offers observations on her husband's personality and character, and the work of their scientific contemporaries, and Henri Becquerel.
Pierre Curie: With Autobiographical Notes by Marie Curie #ad - Chicago Review Press. Dover Publications. Curie also reconstructs her studies of radiation, procedures, discussing equipment, and results. Grosset Dunlap. Dey street Books. It marks one of the few instances in which the proverbial humdrum life of the student of physical science, together with the more austere ideals, have been made intelligible.
The new york timesnobel laureate Marie Curie offers a memorable portrait of her equally famous husband and lab partner, Pierre Curie. It further explores his pioneering work in crystallography and magnetism along with the couple's most famous achievement, the discovery of radium. Harper Perennial.