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The secret behind them

Marie Curie's Belongings

Her fantastic life

Marie Curie

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  • Born in November 1867
  • Died in July 1934
  • She was a Polish and French physicist and chemist who conducted research on radioactivity.
  • She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize
  • In 1906, She became the first female professor at the University of Paris.

Marie Curie

The mistery

Her Belongings

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  • Her body is very radioactive and was therefore placed in a coffin lined with nearly an inch of lead.
  • 100 years after her death, her belongings are still very radioactive
  • Marie Curie's Belongings Will Be Radioactive For Another 1,500 Years

Marie Curie's Belongings