Saturday, September 15, 2012

Fact of the Day: Roads Are More Dangerous

While his wife (and co-discoverer of radiation) died of radiation exposure, Pierre Curie is sometimes wrongly credited of sharing the same fate. He actually died before his wife in a street accident. He slipped and fell over and a horse-drawn cart ran over him. 

7 comments:

The Angry Lurker said...

I too thought he died of radiation poisoning!

Emmylou said...

Never knew that...TY for the info:)

Unknown said...

sounds so horrible

Dana said...

How awful!

Christine said...

interesting, unfortunate though.

Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake said...

I always learn a little tidbit of knowledge when I stop by :)

Teddi said...

sounds about like real life.