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December 21st: Pierre and Marie Curie Discover Radium

December 21st: Pierre and Marie Curie Discover Radium

Daven Hiskey December 21, 2011 1

This Day In History: December 21, 1898 On this day in history, 1898, Marie and Pierre Curie discovered the radioactive element radium (in the form of radium chloride), extracting it from uraninite.   They first

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Marie Curie’s Immediate Family Won a Total of Five Nobel Prizes

Marie Curie’s Immediate Family Won a Total of Five Nobel Prizes

Daven Hiskey November 7, 2011 0

##EMBED## Not only did Marie Curie win two Nobel Prizes, but her family has been the recipient of five total Nobel Prizes.  She won two, her husband, Pierre Curie, won one.  Her daughter,  Irène

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