Radiance: The Brilliant Career of Marie Curie

Marie Curie was an undisputed scientific giant, and the first person to win two Nobel Prizes. But her research also eventually claimed her life.

Wilson da Silva
Jun 16, 2019 · 7 min read
Marie Curie: “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood” (Colourised black and white photo, Dana Keller/The Maryland Science Centre)

AN AILING François Mitterrand, in the final weeks of his last term as French president, finally made amends for centuries of Gallic sexism. At an…