Irene Joliot-Curie was born in Paris, France, on 12 September 1897. Her parents, Pierre and Marie Curie, won the 1903 Nobel prize in physics for their work on radioactivity. Marie again won the Nobel prize in 1911, this time in chemistry, making her the first person to win or share two Nobel prizes. She and American … Continue reading Irene continues a family tradition
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