Marie Curie

Want to meet one of the great minds of the chemistry world? In this BrainPOP UK movie, Tim and Moby explore the life of Marie Curie, the woman who discovered radioactivity. You'll learn about Madame Curie's early days, from her humble beginnings in Poland, to her professorship at the Sorbonne, France, where she met her future husband, Pierre. You'll also find out about her experiments with the mineral pitchblende, and how she came to extract radium and polonium from it. Watch and learn why Marie Curie's explanation for radioactivity was such a breakthrough in the scientific community. This twice-winner of the Nobel Prize is an inspiration to us all!

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Marie Curie