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Pierre Curie (1859-1906) and Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934), c. 1903 | by Smithsonian Institution
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Pierre Curie (1859-1906) and Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934), c. 1903

Creator: Science Service


Subject: Curie, Marie 1867-1934

       Curie, Pierre 1859-1906


Type: Black-and-white photographs


Date: 1903


Topic: Nobel Prizes


     Women scientists


Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0751]


Summary: Pierre Curie (1859-1906) and Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934) were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903 for discovery of the radioactive elements polonium and radium. Even today, the Curies provide inspiration for popular culture and textbook discussions of science. This photograph was circulated during the 1960s as publicity for an educational television program about the discovery of radium


Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives


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Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives


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