Marie Curie Educational Poster Print of a Timeline of Her Life

Item Number: 10098934

Poster Title: Marie Curie

Description: Educational poster of marie Curie, including a quote and a timeline of her achievements. The wording on this print is "We must have perserverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. - Marie Sklodowska Curie. A truly remarkable woman, Marie Curie is best known as the first person to win two Nobel Prizes. Her work has affected the lives of people everywhere through the application of radioactiveprinciples in medicine, communications, and in industrial technology. 1867 - Marie Sklodowska is born on November 7, in Warsaw, Poland. 1882-1890 - Works as a governess to save her and her sister's education. 1883 - Graduates first in her class, earning a physics degree. 1895 - Marries Pierre Curie. The Curies become the greatest husband-and-wife scientific team in history. 1897 - A daughter, Irene, is born. 1898 - The Curies announce their discovery of two new elements: radium and polonium. 1903 - Marie Curie, along with her husband, Pierre, and Henri Becquerel, is awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics. She is the first woman ever to win a Nobel. 1904 - A daughter, Eve, is born. 1906 - After herhusband's death, Marie Curie is asked to take his position. She becomes the first female professor at the Sorbonne. 1911 - Wins her scond Nobel Prize for isolating pure radium. 1914-1919 - Curie sets up France's first military radiology centers. She and her daughter Irene work on the battlefields x-raying wounded soldiers. 1914 - Becomes head of the Paris Institute of Radium and helps found the Curie Institute. 1922 - Is elected to the French Academy of Medicine for her contribution to radiological medicine. 1934 - Marie Curie dies on July 4, in Sancellemoz, France."

Size: 18" x 24"     Artist:

Price: $15.99   (subject to change)

Topic: People Posters and Prints

Related Terms: physical science, science, scientist, scientists, marie curie, marie sklodowska curie, education, educational, people, person, woman, women, physics, marie sklodowska,

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