Pierre and Marie Curie, circa 1890s. Marie Skłodowska-Curie conducted pioneering research on radiation, and was the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize, and the only person to be awarded two Nobel Prizes in multiple fields (Physics, 1903, Chemistry, 1911).

Today’s birthday May 15th  1859 : Paris born physical chemist Pierre Curie. Polis born Marie (November 7th 1867) went to Paris to study mathematics and physics at the Sorbonne and was introduced to Pierre in 1894.

The couple came together through a shared love of science and research. 



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