Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Your Science Lesson -- Celebrating 150th b'day of Marie Curie

In Paris... November 8, 2017 through March 4, 2018... there is a special celebration for the 150th birthday of scientist Marie Curie. She was born on November 7, 1867

The exhibit inside the Pantheon celebrates phases of her extraordinary life.

Congratulations to the curators of this exhibit: Nathalie Huchett and Renaud Huynh of the Musee Curie.

Here are some photos (via social media post by the Curie Institute) of the opening...

Link from the website for the Pantheon

Link for the Musee Curie

Link from the Curie Institute (for cancer research)

Graphic from Lalaland Graphics:
Many science pages on social media celebrated Marie Curie's 150th birthday anniversary as well. Here's a small sampling of links and photos shared on these sites:

Article by Anais Schaeffer on CERN website:

Chemical Heritage Foundation Library (Name change in 2018 -- effective Feb 1st it will be known as the Science History Institute)

Women You Should Know

A Mighty Girl (profiles of several gal scientists)

Graphic from Compound Interest

You Tube Ted Talk animated bio of Marie Curie

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