Author: Eve Curie
Hard cover. Good condition. 1939 edition.
"Madame Curie" by Eve Curie is a biographical masterpiece that chronicles the extraordinary life of Eve's mother, the pioneering scientist Marie Curie. The narrative spans Marie Curie's early years in Poland, her groundbreaking research in France on radioactivity, and her historic achievements, including the discovery of the elements radium and polonium. Eve Curie provides an intimate portrayal of her mother's personal and professional struggles, from her commitment to scientific inquiry to the challenges she faced as a woman in the male-dominated field of science. The biography also delves into Marie Curie's poignant love story with her husband Pierre Curie and the tragic consequences of their groundbreaking research on their health. "Madame Curie" not only celebrates the scientific achievements of a remarkable woman but also explores the sacrifices and perseverance that defined her life, making it a compelling and inspiring account of one of the most influential figures in the history of science.
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