AUTHORCurie, Marie
TITLERadioactive Substances: A Translation from the French of the Classical Thesis Presented to the Faculty of the Sciences in Paris
PUBLISHERPhilosophical Library
CITYNew York, NY
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This book is Marie Curie's thesis as it was presented to the Faculty of the Sciences in Paris in 1903, translated by Alfred Del Vecchio. The thesis contains a historical introduction and three additional chapters: Method of Research, Radiation of the New Radio-active Substances, and Communication of Radio-activity to Substances Initially Inactive. It provides detailed descriptions of radioactivity and the discovery of radium and polonium, for which Curie received Nobel Prizes in Physics in 1903 and Chemistry in 1911.

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