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Radioactive : Marie & Pierre Curie, a tale of love & fallout / by Lauren Redniss

Redniss, Lauren, (author).

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Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library BIO CURIE Marie & Pierre (Text) 38650833476623 Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062416162
  • ISBN: 0062416162
  • Physical Description: 205 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: First Dey Street books paperback edition published 2015
  • Publisher: [London] : Dey Street Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2015

Content descriptions

General Note:
A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2011 by It Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references
Formatted Contents Note:
Symmetry -- Magnetism -- Fusion -- White flash -- Instability of matter -- Half-life -- Isolation -- Exposure -- Daughter elements
Summary, etc.:
Through words and her crafted illustrations, artist and journalist Lauren Redniss tells the story of Marie Curie, n©♭e Marya Sklodowska, and her working and romantic relationship with Pierre Curie, including their discovery of two new scientific elements with startling properties-as well as the tragic car accident that killed Pierre, Marie's two Nobel Prizes, and her scandalous affair with a married scientist. And Radioactive looks beyond the contours of Marie's life, surveying the changes wrought by the Curies' discoveries-nuclear weapons, radiation in medical treatment, and nuclear energy as a possible energy source
Subject: Curie, Marie, 1867-1934
Curie, Pierre, 1859-1906.
Physicists > France > Biography.
Chemists > France > Biography.
Women chemists > Poland > Biography.
Radioactivity > History.
Genre: Biographical comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Biography
Biographies.

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