These labours --the first that were attempted in radiography--served to open the way for Monsieur and Madame Curie
to the discovery of radium.
Imagine Galileo Galilei, Madame Curie
, Alessandro Volta and others having access to the same technology we have available today.
Julie Des Jardins, The Madame Curie
Complex, The Hidden History of Women in Science (11)
It is mostly the few iconic scientists such as Darwin, Einstein, Madame Curie
, Feynman, or Pasteur that have attracted attention from filmmakers (9, 10).
I wanted to film 'Madame Curie
,' but Mayer forbade me.
Boston College's Father Michael Himes has written that being part of a long tradition frees us from being merely people of our own age--we can converse with our ancestors, with Mozart and Teresa of Avila, Dante and Madame Curie
, Euclid and Jane Austen.
It includes the Turkish film "Halam Geldi," which drew attention in France for its realistic portrayal of a taboo issue, and a new project titled "My Madame Curie
." This section addresses gender in professional sectors and seeks to promote "[hiring] choices by merit, not by gender stereotypes," said Kylync in a phone interview with Today's Zaman.
This biography of Chinese physicist Wu Chien-Shung traces the life of the woman known as the "Chinese Madame Curie
" and for her work in nuclear physics.
Marie Curie (listed under "Madame Curie
") thus shares a page with Madame Pompadour, while "Admiral Lord Nelson" is followed in rapid succession by [Emilio] "Aguinaldo" and "Albert Einstein." The absence of an index, a detailed table of contents, or a comprehensive system of cross-references means that searching for a particular name can easily involve checking under four or five different letters.
Today, women continue to live the legacy of Madame Curie
and other female pioneers in the STEM fields.
I then established The Simons Foundation and the first grant was to endow a doctoral fellowship for women in physics, imagining--chauvinstically, perhaps--that a woman researching in physics, rather than being an Edward Teller, whose life-long focus was in advancing thermonuclear weapons and the hydrogen bomb, would be a Madame Curie
, seeking medical applications for human health.