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Radioactive : Marie & Pierre Curie, a tale of love & fallout

Radioactive

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

!t Books/Harper Collins, Volume 1st, New York, p.205 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr QD22 .C8 R395 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9447075

Keywords:

1859-1906, 1867-1934, Chemists--France--Biography, Curie, Marie, Pierre, Radioactivity, Women chemists--France--Biography

Abstract:

Contents: Symmetry -- Magnetism -- Fusion -- White flash -- Instability of matter -- Half-life -- Isolation -- Exposure -- Daughter elements.; Summary: Presents the professional and private lives of Marie and Pierre Curie, examining their personal struggles, the advancements they made in the world of science, and the issue of radiation in the modern world.

Publication Language:

eng