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Marie Curie
By: Jackie S.
Wisconsin, Grade 6



Marie Curie is the most famous woman scientist in history. She won two Nobel Prizes, in two different feilds. She won her first Nobel Prize in 1903 in Physics for her discovery of two elements, polonium and radium. She had shared this prize with her husband, who helped her with her research. After her husband died in 1906, when he was killed by a horse drawn wagon. Marie Curie had discovered radium to treat cancer patients. In 1911 she won her second Nobel Prize for her work. She continued her work until she died in July 4, 1934. She was described by Alber Enstein '' Marie Curie is, of all celebrated beings, the only one whom fame had not occurpied.''



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