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The Curies : a biography of the most controversial family in science

Denis Brian

c2005

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (QD 22 .C79 B75 2005 )()

  • Title:
    The Curies : a biography of the most controversial family in science
  • Author: Denis Brian
  • Description: Pierre Curie -- Marie Salomea Sklodowska -- Pierre and Marie in Love -- Mutual Adoration -- Spirits, Radioactivity and the Price of Fame -- Psychic Researchers -- Pierre Curie's Last Day -- Rescuing Langevin From His Wife -- Battered by the Press -- Surgery and Suffragettes --- "Little Curies" and World War I -- A Gift of Radium From the United States -- Radium: Miracle Cure or Menace? -- A Great Discovery - At Last -- Marie Curie's Last Year -- Nobel Prizes, Spanish Civil War and Fission -- France Defeated -- Joliot Keeps the Gestapo Guessing - Eve Curie Tours the Battlefronts -- Joliot Become a Communist - Eve Curie Interviews Nehru, Gandhi and Jinnah -- The Battle for Paris -- Joliot's Fight for Peace and Communism -- Joliot launches Peace Offensive and Charges U.S. With Using Germ Warfare in Korea -- The Curie Legacy.
  • Publication Date: c2005
  • Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley
  • Format: ix, 438 p. : ill ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0471273910 (acid-free paper)
  • Subjects: Curie family; Curie, Marie, 1867-1934; Curie, Pierre, 1859-1906; Chemists -- Poland -- Biography; Chemists -- France -- Biography; Physicists -- France -- Biography
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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