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    7. Oct Ada Lovelace Day :: international day celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. Marie Curie inspired me at school and her history always reminds me, that you can only measure what you already know #ALD11

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    Madam Marie Curie (1867-1934) Nobel Prize in Physics 1903. Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1911. Enlarge:

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Marie Curie ~ "Marie Skłodowska-Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a French-Polish physicist and chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes – in physics and chemistry. She was the first female professor at the University of Paris, and in 1995 became the first woman to be entombed on her own merits in the Panthéon in Paris."

Marie Curie ist bisher die einzige Frau unter den vier Mehrfach-Nobelpreisträgern und neben Linus Pauling die einzige Person, die Nobelpreise auf zwei unterschiedlichen Gebieten erhalten hat

Marie Curie (Maria Skłodowska) in 1903 at the time she was awarded her Nobel prize in Chemistry

She blinded us with science... as a double Nobel Peace Prize winner Marie Curie proved that girls can mix it up in the labs.....

Marie Skłodowska Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a physicist and chemist of Polish upbringing and subsequent French citizenship. She was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity and the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes: in physics and chemistry. She was also the first female professor at the University of Paris

Marie Curie ~(1867-1934) discovered that radiation came from the individual atom and not a group of molecules. She received a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1911 for discovering radium. She was the first woman to win a Nobel prize and the first person to win two Nobel prizes (one, with husband, Pierre, in Physics in 1903). She died in 1934 from leukemia having been exposed excessively to radiation before it was a known danger.

Marie Curie (1867-1934) Two-time Nobel laureate Marie Curie discovered polonium and radium, founded the concept of radiology and — above all — made the possibility of a scientific career seem within reach for countless girls and women around the world. The first woman to receive the Nobel Prize and the first female Professor of General Physics in the Faculty of Sciences at the Sorbonne in Paris, Curie was beloved by her colleagues for her calm, singular focus, lack of pretense and professional drive. Her work with radiation is now part of the most sophisticated cancer-treatment protocols in the world, though she herself succumbed to leukemia after decades of daily radiation exposure.

Marie Curie, ispirazione per Rachel Watzlawick in "Victorian Vigilante"

Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852) . A brilliant mathematician, analyst and metaphysician and widely regarded as the founder of scientific computing, all while wearing a corset.

Irene Curie Joliot. The elder daughter of Pierre and Marie Curie, Irène Curie-Joliot (1897-1956) followed in her parents' footsteps into the lab. She received a Nobel Price in chemistry in 1935. The Granger Collection, New York. Photos from: "Ten Historic Female Scientists You Should Know"