Marie Curie – Physicist Born November 7, 1867 in Warsaw

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Marie Skłodowska Curie, born Maria Salomea Skłodowska, was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.
Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Skłodowska Curie, born Maria Salomea Skłodowska, was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. Wikipedia
Born: November 7, 1867, Warsaw, Poland
Spouse: Pierre Curie (m. 1895–1906)

Marie Curie

=> Maria Skłodowska, better known as Marie Curie, was born on 7 November in Warsaw, Poland.

=> Marie Curie was a chemist and a physicist who is famous for becoming the first person to be awarded two Nobel Prizes.

=> Marie made some numerous scientific discoveries including showing that radiation did indeed come from the atom itself rather than the interaction between molecules.

=> In 1932, Marie Curie founded the Radium Institute (now Maria Skłodowska-Curie Institute of Oncology) in Warsaw, Poland. The institute carries out research and treatment of cancer.

=> Marie discovered the element Polonium, named after Poland, the country of her birth.

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