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By Megan Stine

Born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie used to be forbidden to wait the male-only college of Warsaw, so she enrolled on the Sorbonne in Paris to check physics and arithmetic. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the 2 quickly married, forming the most well-known medical partnerships in heritage. jointly they found parts and received a Nobel Prize in 1903. (Later Marie gained one other Nobel award for chemistry in 1911.) She died in Savoy, France, on July four, 1934, a sufferer of a long time of publicity to poisonous radiation.

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Marie wanted his electrometer for her experiments. The day Marie met Pierre, her entire existence replaced. till then, she had notion she may by no means fall in love back. She proposal it didn’t topic. She was once making plans to commit her lifestyles exclusively to technological know-how. yet Pierre was once so specified, so assorted from different males. He was once clever, quiet, and he enjoyed technology up to she did. In such a lot of methods, he was once similar to Marie. Pierre have been cited in a relatives similar to Marie’s, too. His father was once a physician and scientist. His mom and dad idea schooling used to be super important—just like Marie’s. not like Marie, Pierre had had hassle studying in class, so his mom and dad taught him at domestic. They allow him locate his personal manner. whilst he found how a lot he loved math and technology, he went from being a sluggish learner to being great quick. by the point Pierre used to be twenty-three years outdated he was once educating university! The minute Marie and Pierre met, they each one knew that the opposite was once unique. Pierre felt he had discovered a “woman of genius. ” Marie knew that Pierre used to be the type of guy she may possibly check with and belief. She invited him to her tiny room to debate technological know-how and sip tea. Very quickly, Pierre was once in love with Marie. He desired to marry her, yet Marie used to be now not so definite. in the summertime of 1894, she went domestic to Warsaw. Her center were damaged as soon as through Kaz. She wasn’t able to take one other probability on love. Pierre wouldn’t quit, although. He wrote to her and begged her again to Paris to be with him. He even provided to depart France—a kingdom he loved—and come dwell in Poland. eventually Marie discovered Pierre really enjoyed her and they may have a lifestyles jointly as scientists. the 2 of them have been married in France on July 26, 1895. On an ideal summer season day, the marriage reception was once held in his mom and dad’ backyard. really good nutrients was once served, together with a major turkey and substantial peaches! when they ate, the site visitors performed a French ball video game at the garden. It was once a contented social gathering in each manner. for his or her honeymoon, they got bicycles and rode off on a protracted event. Their honeymoon motorbike journey lasted all summer time lengthy! after they got here again to Paris within the fall, they speedy set to work. not anything made them happier than spending all day—and even all night—in a lab. bankruptcy five Marie’s Discovery For the following few years, Marie saved learning. while, she saved her task doing study in magnetism. in the meantime, she loved her lifestyles with Pierre. She received clean plant life every one week for his or her house. She discovered to make jelly from gooseberries. She and Pierre rode their bicycles far and wide. They fell increasingly more in love. On September 12, 1897, Marie and Pierre had a toddler woman. They named her Irene. while the infant was once a couple of months previous, Pierre’s father moved in with them. His spouse had simply died, and he used to be on my own. He used to be keen to assist look after his granddaughter. Marie was once completely happy simply because she used to be able to come back to paintings. In these days, ladies virtually by no means labored open air of the house, yet Marie used to be assorted. She desired to perform a little vital study in order that she may well get her PhD—the measure that might make her a professor.

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