Marie Curie & Radium Pin Enameled Pin Set
"When radium was discovered, no one knew that it would prove useful in hospitals. The work was one of pure science. And this is proof that scientific work must not be considered from the point of view of the direct usefulness of it." - Marie Curie.
Marie Curie discovered two new chemical elements – radium and polonium. She carried out the first research into the treatment of tumors with radiation, and she was the founder of the Curie Institutes, which are essential medical research centers.
She is the only person who has ever won Nobel Prizes in both physics, with her husband Pierre Curie, and chemistry. For which she was the first woman awarded a Nobel Prize in chemistry.
Now your backpack or favorite jacket can join the cultural conversation!
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