Madame Curie Author:Eve Curie Madame Curie passed like a stranger through her own life - intact, natural and very nearly unaware of her astonishing destiny. This was the scientist who had rocked the world with her discover of radium, who was responsible for the basic research in atomic fission. — But primarily Marie Curie was the fragile girl with whom Pierre Curie, already f... more »amous, had found it strangely sweet to discuss his work. She was the adoring wife, the mother who was lovingly called "Sweet Me" by her children.
Hers is the story of a simple, intense and deeply humble woman to whom science brought a rich life and a happy marriage. And who gave in return the brilliance and devotion which won her the gratitude of mankind.« less