“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less”
A larger part of history has witnessed discrimination, torture, inequality, suppression towards women/females. Yet every time, women have proved their capabilities being better than and equal to that of men. They have proved that, they too deserve an equal space in the society.
They wished to be treated with equal respect. They fought for it and they proved it. Women are not less than men.
We have read and heard about numerous women, who have contributed largely in many different fields.Whether be it, engineering, sciences army, art, etc. Women showed that they are no less than men. Here is one such Women, Marie curie. Also known by the name of Madam Curie.Read More
Madam Curie was born on 7th november, 1876 in warsaw, Poland.
Marie was a top student in secondary school.But she lacked finances for college. yet she managed to receive education from the “Floating University “ of warsaw.
She eventually got her degree in mathematics in Sorbonne in paris. Later she also received a PhD in physics. Madam Curie is responsible for some of the groundbreaking inventions of the time, that are useful till date.
Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Noble Prize, in physics and later in chemistry.
Curie discovered uranium, Polonium, Radium and Thorium. She also coined the term “Radiation”.
The most notable work of Madam Curie is the development of X-RAYS. The X-RAYS are widely used all over the world in detection of fractures in bones and many others.
Marie Curie passed away on 4 July 1934, im savoy, france. She died Aplastic anaemia, a blood disease that often results from exposure to large amounts of radiation.
Her body is also radioactive and was therefore placed in a coffin lined with nearly an inch of lead.