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Curie, Pierre

Curie, Pierre (1859–1906)   Reference library

The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors (2 ed.)

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..., Pierre ( 1859–1906 ) French physicist , husband of Marie Curie . * curie Curie's law Curie temperature (or point ) Symbol: T C Curie–Weiss law (en dash)...

Joliot-Curie, Irène

Joliot-Curie, Irène (1897–1956)   Reference library

The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors (2 ed.)

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...Curie, Irène (hyphen; originally Irène Curie ) ( 1897–1956 ) French physicist , daughter of Pierre and Marie Curie...

Curie, Marie Skłodowska

Curie, Marie Skłodowska (1867–1934)   Reference library

The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors (2 ed.)

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..., Marie Skłodowska ( 1867–1934 ) Polish -born French chemist , wife of Pierre Curie . *...

Weiss, Pierre Ernst

Weiss, Pierre Ernst (1865–1940)   Reference library

The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors (2 ed.)

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...Pierre Ernst ( 1865–1940 ) French physicist . Curie–Weiss law (en dash) Weiss constant Weiss...

curie

curie   Reference library

The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors (2 ed.)

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... Symbol: Ci A unit of *activity of a radioactive nuclide, equal to 3.7 × 10 10 disintegrations per second; in practice the millicurie (mCi) is used. The curie is loosely used as a unit of quantity of any radioactive substance in which there is this degree of activity. The curie has been displaced by the becquerel, an *SI unit: 1 Ci = 3.7 × 10 10 Bq. Named after Pierre *Curie (not Marie Curie...

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A New Dictionary of Eponyms

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2002
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... , curium , polonium Pierre and Marie Curie deserve a place in the scientific heavens. They refused to patent their inventions or receive any money from them. Their interest was in pure science and the good that could come to people from it, pro bono publico. Pierre Curie ( 1859–1906 ) was born in Paris. He taught at the Paris School of Physics and Chemistry and then became professor of physics at the Sorbonne. In 1895 , Pierre married Marie Sklodowska ( 1867–1934 ), a twenty-eight-year old student born in Warsaw, Poland, where her father taught...

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