Marie Curie's Nobels

Joseph A Nagy Jr pagan_prince at
Sat Aug 31 20:16:15 EST 2002

Gigantic A-Hole wrote:
> "Kenneth Collins" <k.p.collins at> wrote in message news:<xeYb9.43920$Ke2.3090486 at>...
>>Marie shared the Physics Nobel in 1903 with Henri Becquerel and her
>>Husband Pierre. She won the Chemistry Nobel in 1911 [unshared]. Her
>>daughter, Irene Joliot-Curie, shared the Chemistry prize in 1935.
>>Marie's relationship with Pierre was as beautiful as any relationship
>>between a man and a woman that I've ever heard of - full of 'light',
>>'quiet' mutual-caring, and invigorating scientific-interest.
> Translation from feminese:  He did the work and let her take the
> credit for it.
> I actually don't know this for a fact, but it sounds likely and it
> also sounds like what a woman's only conception of a "beautiful"
> relationship would be.

Then you need to visit the Nobel Committee's web site and do a search for
"Marie and Pierre Curie" and Marie Curie.

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