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Marie Curie died on this day in 1934. To mark this important woman, we’ll be watching radioact

Marie Curie (November 7, 1867–July 4, 1934).

The first woman to receive the Nobel Prize, Curie remains the only person ever awarded a Nobel in two different sciences. But, unbeknownst to most, she was also a humanitarian hero of unparalleled vision, determination, and courage.

“Her wounds came from the same source as her power,” Adrienne Rich

More about Marie Curie in this wonderful BrainPickings piece by Maria Popova HERE

RADIOACTIVE (2020)

The story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries—through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre—and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.




Director

Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi is an Iranian-born French graphic novelist, cartoonist, illustrator, film director, and children’s book author. Her best-known works include the comic book Persepolis and its film adaptation, the graphic novel Chicken with Plums, and the Marie Curie biopic Radioactive.

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