Madame Curie

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French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes

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We walked along a street that connects Madame Curie Street to another that starts in Verdun Street near the gendarmerie barracks, or the Sheikh Barbar el-Khazen Barracks.
The title of this book refers to a sort of inferiority complex that American women have had ever since Madame Curie came to the United States and seemed to be everything to everybody--a world-class scientist and a perfectly maternal, altruistic, domestic woman.
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There was a big family here but the neighborhood is best known for Madame Curie, a French scientist.
She was a wonderful mother and I'm the person I am today because of the way she brought me up, but when I think of a role model, I think of women who go out and conquer the world, whether that's Madame Curie, who discovered radium, or Elizabeth Tudor, the greatest monarch we've ever known.
Madame Curie, one of the greatest scientists of all time, was born Maria Sklodowska on November 7, 1867, in Warsaw, Poland--then occupied by Russia.
I'm not saying that we can expect all young women to want to be Madame Curie, but surely there is a better aim in life than becoming a WAG?
Public health will be run by Madame Curie, who will abolish the profit and target culture in the health service and charge reasonable fees for treatment to those who can afford it.
2004, disrespected the memory of Nobel scientist Marie Curie in its identification of her for its cover story, "The Untold Story of Madame Curie.
Forty women scientists, ranging from Madame Curie in 1902 to Cindy Lee Van Dover in 2001, are included in this book aimed at the 4th to 9th grader, though many older readers will find the material fascinating.
Of the four existing science buildings located in the historic center of the campus, he says, "Three dated from the turn of the last century; the science labs in those buildings looked like Madame Curie herself had used them.
The spring at the foot of the Italian Alps got the thumbs-up from Madame Curie.
My problem this month "is" in part the problem: several months ago, for the medical research issue, staff graphics artist Dennis Wilkes created a cover that portrayed people with developmental disabilities against a backdrop of Madame Curie.
Oh, you know, Helen Keller, Amelia Earhart, Madame Curie.
When the first world war broke out, Madame Curie thought X-rays would help to locate bullets and facilitate surgery.