Marie Curie's Accomplishments

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If you ask primary students of the scientists that they know or admire, they will say Albert Einstein or Nicolas Tesla or other men that have created some great inventions but you will hear the name of a woman.
Well, women have contributed a lot in science and development of humanity from the earliest time. They have faced barriers to make their work known and accepted. One of these inventors is Marie Curie. She is the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in physics in 1903 and she won her second Nobel Prize in chemistry as well, eight years later. Her achievements include the development of the theory of radioactivity, techniques for isolating radioactive isotopes, and the discovery polonium and radium. She was also the first woman to teach
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