The field of science is
filled mostly with male scientist like Einstein,Flemming,Franklin,Bell and many
more.There is an exception of female scientist in history of science .So in
this essay I am talking about the greatest female scientist ever [For me]Marie
Born Maria Sklodowska[Marie Curie]
on November 7, 1867, in Warsaw, Poland, Marie Curie became the first woman to
win a Nobel Prize. Her parents were both teachers, and she was the youngest of
five children.She was topper in her secondary school.
Marie Curie Siblings:-
Her maiden name was Maria Sklodowska.
Marie finished high school at 15, with the highest honours. She worked as a
private tutor for children in Poland before moving to Paris, France at the age
of 24 to study mathematics and physics at the Sorbonne. Henri Becquerel was
awarded half of the prize for his discovery of spontaneous radioactivity. Marie
and Pierre Curie were awarded half the prize for their research on the
radiation phenomena discovered by Becquerel. . Marie Curie studied the
radiation of all compounds containing the known radioactive elements, including
uranium and thorium, which she later discovered was also radioactive.
Marie Curie was awarded the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her
discoveries and studies of the elements radium and polonium.
Marie and Pierre's daughter, Irène
Joliot-Curie and her husband was Frédéric Joliot