Sterling Biographies (R): Marie Curie : Mother of Modern Physics, Paperback Book

Sterling Biographies (R): Marie Curie : Mother of Modern Physics Paperback


Janice Borzendowski tells Madame Curie's remarkable story, exploring: Marie's many firsts, including becoming the first woman awarded a Ph.D. in physics and the first woman to win a Nobel Prize; her amazing personal and professional relationship with husband Pierre Curie, with whom she worked side-by-side; the tragedies that affected Marie deeply, including the loss of her mother and brother at a young age; the difficulties she had establishing herself in Parisian scientific circles, both as a woman and a foreigner; and, the importance of Marie's work and the tragic consequences of not understanding the dangers of the radioactive materials she was researching.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Sterling Juvenile
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  • Category: People & places (Children's/YA)
  • ISBN: 9781402753183



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