Marie Curie's Nobels

Gigantic A-Hole GA at pecbell.com
Sun Sep 1 15:08:03 EST 2002


SBotchie at aol.com (Sue) wrote in message news:<3e1a6306.0209010404.7c7b2df8 at posting.google.com>...
> GA at pecbell.com (Gigantic A-Hole) wrote in message news:<5d0bf2be.0208311622.583c2544 at posting.google.com>...
> > "Kenneth Collins" <k.p.collins at worldnet.att.net> wrote in message news:<xeYb9.43920$Ke2.3090486 at bgtnsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net>...
> > > 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.
> 
> Translation from can-do:  (Pierre thinking) Oh well, there's lots more
> ideas where that came from.
> 
> A wealthy man (in spirit, knowledge) can afford to be generous - and
> he didn't get rich by being lazy and resentful)!


Maybe not by being lazy, but he should have become more resentful. 
He'd have been a lot better off.



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