Obsessive Genius

Author: Barbara Goldsmith
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393051377
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Draws on diaries, letters, and family interviews to discusses the lesser-known achievements and scientific insights of the Nobel Prize-winning scientist and producer of radium, documenting how she was compromised by the prejudices of a male ...

Obsessive Genius The Inner World Of Marie Curie Great Discoveries

Author: Barbara Goldsmith
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393079767
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Through family interviews, diaries, letters, and workbooks that had been sealed for over sixty years, Barbara Goldsmith reveals the Marie Curie behind the myth—an all-too-human woman struggling to balance a spectacular scientific career, ...

Obsessive Genius The Inner World Of Marie Curie Great Discoveries

Author: Barbara Goldsmith
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393327489
Size: 15.11 MB
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Through family interviews, diaries, letters, and workbooks that had been sealed for over sixty years, Barbara Goldsmith reveals the Marie Curie behind the myth—an all-too-human woman struggling to balance a spectacular scientific career, ...

Obsessive Genius

Author: Barbara Goldsmith
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ISBN: 9780297847670
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Marie Curie reamins the only woman to win two Nobel prizes - the first in 1903 for the discovery of radioactivity and the second in 1911 for the discovery of radium and polonium.

Marie Curie

Author: Naomi Pasachoff
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195092147
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Examines the life of the Polish-born scientist who, with her husband Pierre, was awarded a 1903 Nobel Prize for discovering radium.

The Georgian Star

Author: Michael D. Lemonick
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393065749
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A tribute to the scientific contributions of Uranus planet discoverer William Herschel and his pioneering sister, Caroline, describes their establishment of surveying techniques that are still in use today, Caroline's cataloguing of nebulae ...

Pierre Curie

Author: Marie Curie
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048632057X
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In addition to firsthand accounts of laboratory work and techniques, Marie Curie offers observations on her husband's personality and character, their family life, and the work of their scientific contemporaries, including Ernest Rutherford ...

Marie Curie

Author: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
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ISBN: 9781616142162
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This informative, accessible, and concise biography looks at Marie Curie not just as a dedicated scientist but also as a complex woman with a sometimes-tumultuous personal life.

The Dilemmas Of An Upright Man

Author: J. L. Heilbron
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674004399
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In an afterword written for this edition, he weighs the recurring questions among historians and scientists about the costs to others, and to Planck himself, of the painful choices he faced in attempting to build an "ark" to carry science ...

Marie Curie And Her Daughters

Author: Shelley Emling
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1137102616
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Factually rich, personal and original, this is an engrossing story about the most famous woman in science that rips the cover off the myth and reveals the real person, friend, and mother behind it.