Madam Curie’s Contribution to Science |Madam Curie Is the Only Woman to Receive Nobel Prize
Madam curie made a lot of contribution and is the most famous women scientist in physics .Her research and talent is not restricted only to the physics .she did a lot of contributions in the field of chemistry also .This is the reason why she has been awarded the Nobel prize twice .she received the Nobel prize for physics in 1903 and for chemistry in 1911.
Madam Curie was born on 7th November, 1867.She has lost her mother at a younger age. She was brilliant at her studies and showed outstanding talent in physics, maths and chemistry in younger age. She did a master degree in chemistry and physics. She received a doctorate in the year 1903.she was married to Pierre curie in the year 1897, July. She gave birth to their daughters, Irene and Eve Curie. She did an experiment on the radio thermal activity and used lot of substances for the thermal radio activity. She spent Most of the time in the laboratory for research. In 1903, she succeeded in extracting the pure radium metal and remembered as one of famous scientist in the world. In the same year she was awarded Davy medal for her researches on radium. Davy medal is given for an outstanding performance in the field of chemistry.
Curie lived for a shorter time and died on July 4, 1934 and has remained as an icon in the scientific world .Doctors confirmed that continuous exposure to radio transmission is the reason for the death.
If you do well to the society then you will be remembered for ever in the hearts of the people. When you leave this world you take nothing from here but the good things and contributions done by you will be remained here .Here are some of the things which shows the respect and tributes to her .Countries like France and Poland has declared the year 2011 as the Year of Marie Curie. In 2007 the Pierre Curie Paris Metro station was renamed as the “Pierre et Marie Curie” station. A unit of radioactivity the curie, is named in honor of her. The largest science, technology and medicine university in France Pierre and Marie Curie University is named in her honor. This is the university where the radium was discovered. In the year 1997, a French film Les Palmes de M. Schutz was released which paid tribute to her.