Talk about a ?glowing reputation?! Marie Curie, the woman who coined the term radioactivity, won not just one Nobel prize but two?in physics and in chemistry, both supposedly girl-phobic sciences. As with her previous star-studded biographies of Leonardo da Vinci, Isaac Newton, and Sigmund Freud?all three chosen as ALA Notable Books?Kathleen Krull offers readers a fascinating portrait of this mythic ?giant of science? who abhorred publicity. And she also places Curie?s ground-breaking discovery of two elements within the framework of science at that time.
Baker & Taylor This latest installment in the "Giants of Science" series traces the life of this reclusive scientist who coined the term radioactivity, and won two Nobel prizes in physics and chemistry.
Baker & Taylor Traces the life and work of the Polish-born scientist whose study of radioactivity lead to her receiving two Nobel Prizes.