Marie Curie Google Doodle

Today was the birthday of Marie Sklodowska Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) Polish–French scientist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity and for whom the element curium is named. She was the first person honoured with two Nobel Prizes — in physics and in chemistry. She was also the first female professor at the University of Paris.

Google celebrates Marie Curie with an impressionist doodle on its homepage in 2011 the “Year of Marie Curie”.

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