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Radioactive : Marie & Pierre Curie, a tale of love & fallout

Author
Redniss, Lauren.
Title
Radioactive : Marie & Pierre Curie, a tale of love & fallout / by Lauren Redniss.
Format
Book
Edition
1st ed.
Published
New York : !t Books/Harper Collins, c2011.
Description
205 p. : chiefly ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
URL
<Contributor biographical information> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1111/2011281920-b.html
<Publisher description> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1111/2011281920-d.html
Variant title
Marie and Pierre Curie, a tale of love and fallout
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • Symmetry
  • Magnetism
  • Fusion
  • White flash
  • Instability of matter
  • Half-life
  • Isolation
  • Exposure
  • Daughter elements.
Summary
Presents the professional and private lives of Marie and Pierre Curie, examining their personal struggles, the advancements they made in the world of science, and the issue of radiation in the modern world.
Subject headings
Curie, Marie, 1867-1934.
Curie, Pierre, 1859-1906.
Women chemists--France--Biography.
Chemists--France--Biography.
Radioactivity.
ISBN
9780061351327
0061351326

Holdings

Library
Indpls - IUPUI University Library
Call Number
QD22.C8 R395 2011
Location
Stacks
Floor
4th Floor
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Library
Southeast Library - New Albany
Call Number
QD22.C8 R395 2011
Location
Checked out Due: 03-20-2020