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Marie Curie

Who was Marie Curie and what did she do?


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April 18, 2018 2:47AM

Marie Curie (7 November 1867 - 4 July 1934) was instrumental in the physics of radioactivity. She won two Nobel Prizes, the only person honored as such in two science categories. She was also a professor at the of Paris, the first woman to hold such an esteemed position. Marie Curie was a scientist who discovered Radium and Polonium.