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Are you familiar with the work of Marie Curie. Born in Warsaw Poland, on November 7, 1867, Curie was a Chemist and physicist. She and her husband, Pierre won the Nobel Prize in 1903 for there discovery of the element radium. In 1911, Marie becomes the first person to win the nobel Prize twice she won the second award for her study of radioactivity. Marie died in 1934 from cancer cause by her long contact with radiation.

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Are you familiar with the work of Marie Curie? Born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, 1867, Curie was a chemist and physicist. She and her husband, Pierre, won the Nobel Prize in 1903 for their discovery of the element radium. In 1911, Marie became the first person to win the Nobel Prize twice. She won the second award for her study of radioactivity. Marie died in 1934 from cancer caused by her long contact with radiation.


Article by Gary Hopkins
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08/20/2004
 

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