The Resource Marie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivity, Beverley Birch

Marie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivity, Beverley Birch

Label
Marie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivity
Title
Marie Curie
Title remainder
courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivity
Statement of responsibility
Beverley Birch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the life and accomplishments of the Polish-born chemist, discussing her methods of scientific research, discovery of radium, and its use as a treatment for cancer
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Birch, Beverley
Dewey number
  • 540/.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QD22.C8
LC item number
B57 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Giants of science
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Curie, Marie
  • Chemists
  • Curie, Marie
  • Chemists
  • Women
  • Curie, Marie
  • Chemists
  • Poland
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Marie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivity, Beverley Birch
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • School Days
  • 10
  • A Year in the Country
  • 12
  • "The Floating University"
  • 14
  • A School on the Beet Farm
  • 15
  • Bronya Goes to Paris
  • 17
  • A Radiant Glow
  • The Sorbonne
  • 20
  • Life in a Garret
  • 23
  • Marie's Degrees
  • 23
  • Meeting Pierre Curie
  • 25
  • The First Years of Marriage
  • 26
  • 5
  • Doctor of Science
  • 28
  • Work on Radioactivity Begins
  • 30
  • Investigating Radioactivity
  • 31
  • Radioactivity in Pitchblende
  • 33
  • On the Track of Radium
  • 35
  • The New Radioactivity
  • Extracting Radium from Pitchblende
  • 38
  • Victory!
  • 40
  • The Structure of Matter
  • 41
  • Work on the Atom
  • 43
  • Radium as a Miracle Cure
  • 44
  • 6
  • The Nobel Prize
  • 45
  • Radiation Sickness
  • 46
  • The Price of Fame
  • 47
  • A Cure for Cancer
  • 48
  • The Dreadful Year
  • 50
  • Childhood in Poland
  • The Radium Institute
  • 52
  • Marie's War Effort
  • 54
  • The Institute Finally Begins
  • 56
  • Another Curie Triumph
  • 57
  • Exposure Takes Its Toll
  • 57
  • 7
  • Science Loses a Pioneer
  • 59
  • Afterword: Marie Curie's Legacy
  • 60
  • Tragedy in the Family
  • 9
Extent
1 online resource (64 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033645070
Label
Marie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivity, Beverley Birch
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • School Days
  • 10
  • A Year in the Country
  • 12
  • "The Floating University"
  • 14
  • A School on the Beet Farm
  • 15
  • Bronya Goes to Paris
  • 17
  • A Radiant Glow
  • The Sorbonne
  • 20
  • Life in a Garret
  • 23
  • Marie's Degrees
  • 23
  • Meeting Pierre Curie
  • 25
  • The First Years of Marriage
  • 26
  • 5
  • Doctor of Science
  • 28
  • Work on Radioactivity Begins
  • 30
  • Investigating Radioactivity
  • 31
  • Radioactivity in Pitchblende
  • 33
  • On the Track of Radium
  • 35
  • The New Radioactivity
  • Extracting Radium from Pitchblende
  • 38
  • Victory!
  • 40
  • The Structure of Matter
  • 41
  • Work on the Atom
  • 43
  • Radium as a Miracle Cure
  • 44
  • 6
  • The Nobel Prize
  • 45
  • Radiation Sickness
  • 46
  • The Price of Fame
  • 47
  • A Cure for Cancer
  • 48
  • The Dreadful Year
  • 50
  • Childhood in Poland
  • The Radium Institute
  • 52
  • Marie's War Effort
  • 54
  • The Institute Finally Begins
  • 56
  • Another Curie Triumph
  • 57
  • Exposure Takes Its Toll
  • 57
  • 7
  • Science Loses a Pioneer
  • 59
  • Afterword: Marie Curie's Legacy
  • 60
  • Tragedy in the Family
  • 9
Extent
1 online resource (64 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033645070

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