Essays Tagged: "Pierre Curie"

The biography of Marie Curie which is titled "She Discovered Radium"

t the Sorbonne where she obtained Licenciateships in Physics and the Mathematical Sciences. She met Pierre Curie, Professor in the School of Physics in 1894 and in the following year they were married ... ory at the Sorbonne, gained her Doctor of Science degree in 1903, and following the tragic death of Pierre Curie in 1906, she took his place as Professor of General Physics in the Faculty of Sciences, ...

(2 pages) 61 1 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Atom

iation from inert matter unstimulated by rays or light: now Rutherford had his subject, asMarie and Pierre Curie, looking for the pure element that radiated, had their backbreakingwork.But no one unde ...

(6 pages) 69 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A report on Marie Curie.

said in French) under his wing. In the spring of 1894, that professor arranged for her to meet Dr. Pierre Curie at a party. After much urging by the professor, Pierre finally agreed to allow Marie to ... cision.Marie was regarded as a very beautiful and personable girl and soon caught the admiration of Pierre. In a few years, Pierre invited Marie to spend some time at his parents' house in the Paris c ...

(5 pages) 103 1 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Marie Curie

s a French physicist with many accomplishments in both physics and chemistry. Marie and her husband Pierre, who was also a French physicist, are both famous for their work in radioactivity.Marie Curie ... n two years later she passed the Examination for her physics degree ranking in first place. She met Pierre Curie in 1894, and married him in the next year. Marie subsequently gave birth to two daughte ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Reactivity of Metals and Their Discovery

Strontium, and Calcium is a bit less reactive. And then in 1898, Radium was discovered by Marie and Pierre Curie and France. It is the most reactive out of all of the Group II metals.The Group III, IV ...

(7 pages) 69 0 2.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

This is my biography of Marie Curie. Make sure you include her Nobel prizes, as I forgot them in my report.

hysics and mathematics. She was a dedicated student, graduating at the top of her class.She met Pierre Curie, a French chemist, in 1894 and they were married in 1895. Beginning in 1896, the Curie ... blende, an entire gram (0.04 oz.) of pure radium chloride.In 1906, a horse-drawn carriage killed Pierre Curie. Marie took up his teaching position at the University of Paris, being the first women ...

(1 pages) 36 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Marie Curie "Obituary" (assignment was to write an obituary about a famous scientist)

r student may be given the same chances she was.Later that year, mutual friends introduced Marie to Pierre Curie. He was thirty-five and she only twenty-seven. The two were inseparable from the moment ... er to believe there was a new, more powerful element present in the sample. This discovery prompted Pierre to leave his work behind and help Marie search for the new element. They developed a painstak ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Marie Curie, biography and major achievements

he changed her name to the French spelling, Marie. It was also while studying in Paris that she met Pierre Curie, and not long after, they were married in a civil ceremony. Marie and Pierre wer ... m and polonium. Marie discovered polonium and named it after her home country, Poland. While Pierre was concerned with the physical properties of polonium and radium, Marie worked to isolate ra ...

(1 pages) 41 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Marie Curie

Maire left in search in search of necessary laboratory space and equipment. Her search lead her to Pierre Curie, a professor at the School of Physics. The two scientist quickly fell in love and marri ... of radioactivity and led her to conclude that a more powerful element had to be responsible.In 1898 Pierre dropped his own research, and begin to assist Marie. They confined their study to pitchblende ...

(6 pages) 34 1 4.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Marie Curie the Hero

Marie Curie is recognized as a hero to some because she shows determination and that if you keep at your g ... that if you pursue your dream, things that seem like sacrifices do not matter. Lastly, Marie Curie should be admired for her selflessness. Even though she was never wealthy, she donated money t ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Radium. This essay describes, gives a history of, and gives properties of the element radium.

Pitchblende was discovered by Antione-Henri Baecquerel in 1896. In Paris, France in 1898 Marie and Pierre Curie were studying pitchblende separately, met, got married to each other, and still continu ... ipedia. 1 Dec. 2004."Radium." The New Encyclopaedia Britannica. 2002 ed.Williams, Pearce L. "Curie, Pierre and Marie." Encyclopedia Americana. 1995 ed.

(4 pages) 32 0 4.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Accomplished Life of Marie Curie

time are truly incredible. She has undoubtedly changed science forever with the help of her husband Pierre Curie and other fellow scientists. Her work with radioactivity has also helped with technolog ... through a mutual friend Marie met her future husband and partner in changing the course of science, Pierre Curie. The two shared common ideas and a passion for science and eventually their mutual frie ...

(7 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Marie Curie

The ashes of Marie Curie and her husband Pierre have now been laid to rest under the famous dome of the Panthéon, in Paris. Through he ... g colours, and went to sit a mathematics degree. It was then that a polish friend introduced her to Pierre Curie, a young man, shy and introvert. In 1895 this freethinker, acknowledged for his work on ... rself had make up), such as polonium and radium, which she discovered in 1898.In their experiments, Pierre observed the properties of the radiation while Marie purified the radioactive elements. Their ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Marie Curie

e sought to do she had to have a larger lab. She was then introduced to another scientist, in 1894, Pierre Curie, that had extra room for Marie. Marie fell in love after a year with Pierre and married ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.2 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Nuclear Energy: Substitution for Oil or a Possible Source of Mass Destruction

clear radiation was discovered more than hundred years ago by Antoine Henri Becquerel and Marie and Pierre Curie. Later, the unit of measurement of the radioactivity got its name from the last name of ...

(9 pages) 35 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Physics - Radiotherapy: Beneficial or Dangerous?

l, in 1895 and 1896 respectively. These then eventually led to the discovery of radium by Marie and Pierre Curie in 1898.The first time radiotherapy was used to try and cure breast cancer was within a ...

(5 pages) 28 0 4.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Book report about Marie Curie's life.

ciences in 1893. She began to work in Lippmann's research laboratory. In the spring of1894, she met Pierre Curie. Their marriage (July 25, 1895) marked the start of a partnership that was soon to achi ... only by the presence in the ore of small quantities of an unknown substance of very high activity. Pierre Curie then joined her in the work that she had undertaken to resolve this problem and that le ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Nuclear Energy

becoming the source of mass destruction instead of a substitution for oil.Antoine Henri Becquerel, Pierre Curie, and Marie Curie discovered Nuclear radiation more than a hundred years ago. Due to the ...

(7 pages) 25 1 3.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Chemistry Paper About Marie Sklodowska Curie, a Famous Scientist Who Discovered The Element Polonium

Licenciateships in Physics and the Mathematical Sciences. During her stay in Paris, Sklodowska met Pierre Curie, who was then laboratory chief at the School of Industrial Physics and Chemistry. He as ... e to huge quantities of radiation might have had its role in the death of the infant.In April, 1906 Pierre Curie, Sklodowska's husband, was accidentally killed by a horse- drawn wagon in a congested P ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry