-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…