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Marie Curie and the science of radioactivity

Naomi E Pasachoff

Marie Curie and the science of radioactivity

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Curie, Marie, -- 1867-1934,
  • Chemists -- Poland -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-107) and index

    StatementNaomi Pasachoff
    GenreBiography
    SeriesOxford portraits in science
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p. :
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15391404M
    ISBN 100195120116
    OCLC/WorldCa40737020


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