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Despite himself, accomplished physicist and avowed bachelor pierre curie falls for brilliant student marie, and together they embark on the discovery of radium. Marie curie was a physicist and chemist, who was world renowned for her work on radioactivity she also was the winner of two nobel prize read this biography to get info about her life and profile. Marie sklodowska curie was born in poland during a time when women were prohibited from receiving a college education the discovery that led to a scientific breakthrough marie curie won only one nobel prize in her lifetime fact or fiction fiction. 30 winter 2002-2003 21st century i n my quest to examine the life of marie curie, i had the good for-tune to rediscover her life's work, particularly her discovery of poloni.
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