Irène Joliot-Curie – 17 March

Irène Joliot-Curie (September 12, 1897 –March 17, 1956) was a French scientist, the daughter of Marie Curie and Pierre Curie. Jointly with her husband, she was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1935 for discovery of artificial radioactivity. Her studies at the Faculty of Science were interrupted by World War I. Initially, Curie was … Continue reading Irène Joliot-Curie – 17 March