Marie Curie                                                                                                                                                     More

From left to right: Pierre Curie (Nobel Prize in Physics Marie Skłodowska-Curie -Polish scientist (Nobel Prize in Physics 1903 and Chemistry Irène Curie (Nobel Prize in Chemistry Dr Curie (Pierre Curie's father).

Pierre and Marie Curie shortly after their wedding, 1895, Sceaux -nd  [for their wedding contract] - There was no lawyers necessary, as the marriage pair possessed nothing in the world - nothing but two glittering bicycles bought the day before with money sent as a present from a cousin, with which they were going to roam the countryside in the coming summer.  — Ève Curie, in Madame Curie (1938)

chagalov: Pierre and Marie Curie shortly after their wedding, Sceaux -nd [for their wedding contract] - There was no lawyers necessary, as the marriage pair possessed nothing in the world -.

Nobel Prize winners Marie and Pierre Curie discovered radium in 1898.

Dec. 21, 1898: The Curies Discover Radium

Even renowned chemists will leave the lab behind for a romantic honeymoon. Pierre and Marie Curie met at the Sorbonne in Paris, and they achieved fame in the science world for their studies of radioactivity, which later earned them a Nobel Prize. When Pierre was killed in 1906, Marie was appointed to his position at the Sorbonne, where he had been a professor of physics.    Hulton Archive/Getty Images

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Marie Curie ~ "Marie Skłodowska-Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a French-Polish physicist and chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes – in physics and chemistry. She was the first female professor at the University of Paris, and in 1995 became the first woman to be entombed on her own merits in the Panthéon in Paris."

Marie Curie – was a French-Polish physicist and chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes, in physics and chemistry. She was the first female professor at the University of Paris.

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