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Marie Skłodowska Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.

Marie Skłodowska Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.
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Marie Skłodowska Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.

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English


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'Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie'

2/22/2016
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Lauren Redniss discusses the life and work of Marie Curie—a story of science and love. Her illustrated book "Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout" tells the story of 24-year-old Marie Sklodowska, who moved to Paris and found work in the laboratory of Pierre Curie, whom she soon fell in love with. Together, they discovered two new elements, radium and polonium, recognized radioactivity as an atomic property, and won the Nobel Prize.

Duration: 00:16:00


'Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie'

2/22/2016
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Alan Alda’s acting, writing and directing career have garnered him 31 Emmy nominations, six Golden Globe Awards and two bestselling books. He joins Patt in the studio to talk about his most recent accomplishment as playwright; his new work, “Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie,” debuts this week at the Geffen Playhouse. You can also catch him starring in the new film from Universal Pictures, “Tower Heist,” co-starring Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy, also out this week.

Duration: 00:21:00