Marie Curie (History Maker Bios Series)
  • Marie Curie (History Maker Bios Series)
  • Marie Curie (History Maker Bios Series)

Marie Curie (History Maker Bios Series)

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by Laura Hamilton Waxman, Tim Parlin
     
 

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True or False? Marie Curie cured cancer!

False! Marie Curie discovered the element radium. The rays given off by radium help to cure some cancers.

  • She was the first person, male or female, to win two Nobel Prizes.
  • During World War I, she put X-ray equipment on sturdy trucks and traveled from one army hospital to the

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True or False? Marie Curie cured cancer!

False! Marie Curie discovered the element radium. The rays given off by radium help to cure some cancers.

  • She was the first person, male or female, to win two Nobel Prizes.
  • During World War I, she put X-ray equipment on sturdy trucks and traveled from one army hospital to the next, helping save soldiers' lives.
  • She dedicated her life to her research and died as a result of her exposure to radium.

Read these other History Maker Bios about inventors and scientists who changed our world: George Eastman, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Milton Hershey, The Wright Brothers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760739105
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/15/2003
Series:
History Maker Bios Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
303,559
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

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