Monograph: Marie Curie

Marie Curie, a life dedicated to the study of radioactivity

"Nothing in this world is to be feared, only understood. One must persevere and, above all, have confidence in oneself." Marie CurieRead more

Marie Curie: The Only Women to win the Nobel Prize Twice

Marie Curie became the first woman in 1903 to win the Nobel Prize in Physics. She shared her prize with her Husband, Again in 1913, she won the Nobel Prize, but in Chemistry.Read more

What Do you Know about Marie Curie?

Maria Salomea Skłodowska-Curie, with her discoveries changed her time and ours and became an icon for science and society in general.Read more

Interactive Sheet: Marie Curie

A physicist and chemist born in Poland. She researched the radioactivity of uranium and discovered two new elements, polonium and radium. She was the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize, and the only one to be awarded two of these prizes in different fields.Read more

Collection of stamps about Marie Curie

A great scientist who is remembered in many ways, some as curious and significant as a collection of stamps.Read more

Marie and Pierre Curie

Marie and Pierre Curie jointly initiated the study of radioactivity in 1896, the main fruit of which was the discovery of the existence of two new elements in 1898: radium (atomic number 88 in the periodic table), highly radioactive, and polonium (atomic number 84), named in memory of Marie's homeland. Read more

Les Petites Curies of Marie Curie

The researcher knew that on battlefields, reaction time was critical for healing wounded soldiers, but military doctors were forced to work with poor facilities. Curie set out to bring radiology to the front lines in automobiles with portable X-ray machines.Read more