Marie Curie

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Noun1.Marie Curie - French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizesMarie Curie - French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)
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Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired can be sent to Marie Curie, Marie Curie Drive, Newcastle, NE4 6SS.
Much of the story takes place during the period following the sudden death of Pierre Curie, Marie's husband and partner, as she attempts to carve out a place for herself in the patriarchal world of academia and scientific research, while also contending with the romantic complications of an affair with a close married colleague.
Marie McCoo Created to raise much-needed funds for charity Marie Curie, Marie is a special edition to the McCoo family.