Marie Curie in her home labroratory

This rare clip shows radioactivity pioneer Marie Curie in her home laboratory where she discovered Radium which was widely used as a possible cure for cancer.
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marie curie

She was also the first woman to win a Nobel prize, not once but twice!! In 1903 she won the Nobel prize for physics and in 1911 the Nobel prize in chemistry.

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