Marie Curie's Nobels

Sue SBotchie at
Sun Sep 1 06:56:46 EST 2002

GA at (Gigantic A-Hole) wrote in message news:<5d0bf2be.0208311622.583c2544 at>...
> "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.
> > 
> > ken
> Translation from feminese:  He did the work and let her take the
> credit for it.
If I'm not mistaken, (had read in an encyclopedia, that) Pierre had
not been interested in marriage, because he didn't think there were
any women around, who did chemistry.  But then he met Marie.

> 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.

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