Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Fact of the Day: Nobel Woman

Marie Curie was the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize. She got the honor for the discovery of radiation which she also shares the recognition with her husband Pierre and their friend Henri Becquerel.

13 comments:

  1. So great post ♥

    Lots of love,

    Nicoleta

    REINVENT YOURSELF

    www.nicoleta.me

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  2. Never knew that, and radiation too the big killer.

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  3. Right on! Marie Curie is a fantastic woman!

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  4. is that the same radiation that people who have cancer have to get? they don't like it so much. i've heard it really burns.

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  5. I had read her life story at one point. I think ironically she died of radiation poisoning at a later age.

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  6. Didn't she die of cancer because of said research with radiation?

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