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  1. 1. Marie Curie
  2. 2. Index <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Family & Childhood </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Pierre Curie </li></ul><ul><li>Marie Curie’s research </li></ul><ul><li>Nobel Prize in physics and chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Curiosities </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Marie Curie was born on November 7, 1867 in Warsow, capital of Poland . She died in 1934from leukemia in Paris </li></ul><ul><li>She sudied physical at the Sorbonne, in Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>She was the discover of Polonium and Radium </li></ul>
  4. 4. Family <ul><li>Wladyslaw Sklodowski : physicist and maths teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Bronislawa Boguska : teacher. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Josef : doctor </li></ul><ul><li>Zosia : dyed from Typhus on 1876 </li></ul><ul><li>Bronia : studied medicine in Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>Helena : teacher. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Childhood <ul><li>Marie Curie finished her studies with the higher marks in their class. </li></ul><ul><li>Poland was ocupied by Russia and Germany. </li></ul><ul><li>The household was crowded. </li></ul><ul><li>Marie’s mother died from Tuberculosis on 1878. </li></ul><ul><li>Zosia died from Typhus. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Education <ul><li>She finished her studies on 1883. </li></ul><ul><li>She wanted to study at Sorbonne University. </li></ul><ul><li>To prepare, she joined the “flying university”. </li></ul><ul><li>To prepare for the Sorbonne she got a job as a governess </li></ul><ul><li>Finally, on 1891 she went to Paris </li></ul><ul><li>Degree in physics and maths </li></ul>
  8. 8. Pierre Curie <ul><li>Marie met a young phisicist, Pierre Curie </li></ul><ul><li>They married in 26 th July, 1895 in the south of Paris </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>They had two daughters: Irene & Eve </li></ul><ul><li>Marie suffered a miscarriage </li></ul><ul><li>Pierre Curie died run over by a horse-drawn wagon </li></ul>
  10. 10. Marie Curie’s Research <ul><li>Marie and Pierre researched the mysterious, invisible energy from uranium and torio. </li></ul><ul><li>They worked in a deserted local, in terrible conditions. </li></ul><ul><li>She had to isolate the radioactive substances from tons of rock ( pechblenda ). </li></ul>
  11. 11. Polonium <ul><li>They published in July, 1898: pechblenda contains a metal not yet known. We will call POLONIUM </li></ul>
  12. 12. Radium <ul><li>Months later, 26th December, 1898 they announced the existence on the pechblenda of another element: RADIUM , a new radioactive substance </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thesis <ul><li>Marie chose for the thesis the discovery of Henry Becquerel in uranium. </li></ul><ul><li>She obtained the title of doctor in physical science in June 25 th , 1903. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Nobel Prize in physics <ul><li>In 1903, the Curies and Henri Becquerel received the Nobel Prize in physics for their combined research and discoveries on radioactivity . </li></ul>
  15. 15. Nobel Prize in chemistry <ul><li>The Swedish Nobel committee announced Marie Curie had won the prize for chemistry in 1911 </li></ul>
  16. 16. Curiosities <ul><li>Marie and Pierre passed the summer of the wedding travelling France by bike. </li></ul><ul><li>Marie was accused of a love affair with Paul Langevin, a close friend, married and with four children. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>World War I. Marie, with her daughter Irene helped the soldiers with a X-rays, which located bullets for the surgeons. </li></ul><ul><li>Irene Curie won the Nobel Prize in chemistry with her husband, Fred Joliot. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Marie Curie’s face was in the notes of 20.000 zloty in Poland. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a film about Marie Curie, by Mervyn Leroy (1943) </li></ul><ul><li>Eve Curie wrote a biography about her mother (1937) </li></ul>
  19. 19. Quotations <ul><li>Marie Curie loves literature and wrote some quotations: </li></ul><ul><li>“ El día que el hombre se diese cuenta de sus profundas equivocaciones, habría terminado el progreso de la ciencia.“ </li></ul><ul><li>“ La mejor vida no es la más larga, sino la más rica en buenas acciones.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ La vida no es fácil, para ninguno de nosotros. Pero... ¡qué importa! Hay que perseverar y, sobre todo, tener confianza en uno mismo. Hay que sentirse dotado para realizar alguna cosa y que esa cosa hay que alcanzarla, cueste lo que cueste.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ En la vida, no hay nada que temer, solo hay que comprender” </li></ul>
  20. 20. Marie Curie was the first: <ul><li>The first woman of the degree in physics. </li></ul><ul><li>The first woman to graduate in France. </li></ul><ul><li>The first woman to obtain a Nobel Price. </li></ul><ul><li>The first woman to obtain a chair at the Sorbonne. </li></ul><ul><li>The first scientist to obtain two Nobel Prices </li></ul>
  21. 21. Links <ul><li>http://myprofeciencias.wordpress.com/2010/09/21/marie-curie-pierre-curie/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://gotasgrafologicas.blogspot.com/2011/11/marie-curie.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://web.educastur.princast.es/proyectos/fisquiweb/AIQ/MariaCurie/biografia.htm </li></ul>
  22. 22. THE END <ul><li>Bárbara Pardo González </li></ul><ul><li>1º Bachillerato </li></ul>

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