|In 1898, Marie and Pierre Curie discovered two new elements, polonium and radium. These discoveries were important, but even more important was their investigation of the radioactivity that these two elements demonstrated. This book traces the scientists stories, covering matters as varied as Pierres early experiments in magnetism and Maries work in World War I. Young readers will be inspired by the couples many accomplishments.|
From the Publisher:
Describes the lives and accomplishments of the famous chemists, from their personal and professional lives to how their scientific research on radioactivity is still used today.