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

Redniss, Lauren.

by Lauren Redniss.

Publication Info

Format: Books Books

Publication info: First edition. ; New York : !t Books, ©2011
Physical details: 205 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm.
ISBNs: 9780061351327, 0061351326
OCLC: ocn660707284

Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

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.

Contents

Symmetry -- Magnetism -- Fusion -- White flash -- Instability of matter -- Half-life -- Isolation -- Exposure -- Daughter elements.

Contributor biographical information

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