What were your biggest achievements?

-I discovered that the uranium salts transmitted rays of unknown nature.
In the month of July, 1898, together with my husband Pierre Curie, we were able to announce the discovery of a new radioactive substance that was much more powerful than uranium and thorium. I named it Polonio in memory of my beloved Poland.
In December of the same year we discovered a second chemical element, which we named it Radio, due to its enormous radioactivity.

In this way I was the first person to be awarded two Nobel Prizes in two different fields.

Since when do you like physics and math?

-Since I was a little girl I was passionate about reading, especially from natural history and physics, I learned to read when I was four. In high school I was the first student in my class, and I graduated at age 15.

After graduating, where did you continue to study?

-In 1891 at the age of 24 I went to Paris to continue my studies in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of the Sorbonne and in 1893 I graduated in physics and a year later in mathematics.

What were the effects of radiation on marie curie's health?

All his years of working with radioactive materials had an impact on Curie's health. She was known for carrying radio test tubes in the pocket of her lab coat. In 1934, Curie went to the Sancellemoz Sanatorium in Passy, France, to try to rest and regain his strength. He died there on July 4, 1934, of aplastic anemia, which may be caused by prolonged exposure to radiation.

With whom did marie curie get married and when did they first meet?

Curie needed a laboratory to work, and a colleague introduced her to the French physicist Pierre Curie. A romance developed between the brilliant pair, and they became a dynamic scientific duo. The marriage was married on July 26, 1895.

What was the reaction of Marie Curie in the First World War?

When World War I broke out in 1914, Curie devoted his time and resources to helping the cause. She defended the use of portable x-ray machines in the field, and these medical vehicles earned the nickname "Little Curies." After the war, Curie used his celebrity to advance his research ...


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