Irène Joliot-Curie

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  • Marie Curie: A Magnificent Scientist

    Marie Curie: A Magnificent Scientist Imagine if you had cancer and were told there was nothing the doctors could do to help. They told you that you only had 2 years to live and that they were extremely sorry. This is what would happen to every single cancer patient if Marie Curie never researched radioactivity. Marie Curie and Pierre Curie discovered radium in 1898, Marie then further researched it and discovered the benefits and disadvantages of it. Thanks to Currie radioactivity is now frequently used to treat cancer and has the potential to save lives. Marie Currie was a powerful figure who benefitted society’s view of women through her winning of two Nobel Prizes, discovering radioactivity and two periodic table elements, and founding…

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  • Oedipus The King And A Scandal In Bohemia Analysis

    sight is taken very literally in many senses. Not only does Oedipus take everything he sees at face value, but also he goes so far as to literally gouge his eyes out to “unsee” the horrors, which now surround him. For example, he asks “why should I see / whose vision showed me nothing sweet to see” (Sophocles 1334-1335). Here it is evident that physical sight is what has quite literally caused the demise of Oedipus. Sight is directly responsible for the path the story takes and the consequences…

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  • What Is The Importance Of Farming Essay

    The Importance Of Farming Frankie found a tall thicket of wheat to hide himself in while he threw up. His spine quivered like the Tacoma Narrows, about to collapse, as he bent over to release what had built up within himself. He took off his hat, sat down next to the newly-created puddle, and wept. He heard someone walk by, crushing crops as they made a trail. They didn 't notice him, and in that moment he felt thankful for his crops. It was the closest thing to happiness he had felt in the…

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  • Meursault As An Absurd Hero In Albert Camus's The Stranger

    Inside Albert Camus’s The Stranger, Camus portrays Meursault as an absurd hero. Meursault was attached to the physical world, and he was different from a normal individual. Meursault would have a direct impact from the “shimmering heat” (17) of the sun, which ultimately caused him to “squeeze his hand around [his] revolver” (59) and kill an Arab. As a result, Meursault had to live in jail, and he had to change his routine. He would spend “sixteen to eighteen hours a day” (79) sleeping, and his…

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  • Sherlock Holmes Character Analysis

    the person died, only the fact that he didn’t solve the case in time. Despite of Sherlock’s inferiority and psychotic nature, it can be perceived that he is self-actualized. Sherlock can actually say he is self-actualized and Maslow would agree. Physiologically, he meets his needs. He eats well, sleeps fine, and drinks clean enough water to survival. He stays fairly healthy more or less, has enough clothes to keep him safe from the elements, and has a place to live. Safety, he meets because he…

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  • Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History Analysis

    most places in the world, there are women who risked their lives for it. In most of cases recorded in history women stood for their rights with no intention to be remembered. as we know there are misbehaved women in history who their name will be remembered for ever in history but this does not mean well-behaved ones did not make history. So my respond to this slogan that “well-behaved women seldom make history” is a No. I strongly disagree with this quote because just like our male versions,…

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  • Irene Adler's A Scandal In Bohemia

    Paras Gupta Professor Huff ENG 236 June 8, 2015 A Scandal in Bohemia Irene Adler is usually a fictional character within the Sherlock Holmes stories. She had been featured within the short history "A Scandal in Bohemia". She is one of the most well- known female characters within the Sherlock Holmes line, despite appearing in just one history, and is generally used as being a romantic curiosity for Holmes throughout derivative functions, though within the story it is made apparent that Holmes is…

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  • Analysis Of All The Light We Cannot See By Anthony Doerr

    The people whom we want to be are often not the people we are. In fact, we are molded by so many things in the society around us that our true nature gets lost early on. As people, events, and objects influence and change us, we often drift far from the actual person we are. In times of conflict when we lose so many of these objects we thought had molded us; that is when we discover who we truly are. In All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr proves that in times of conflict, the true…

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  • Annie Jump Cannon Research Papers

    Annie Jump Cannon was an American astronomer and physicist who was born on December 11, 1863, in Dover, Delaware. Although she became deaf early on in life, her mother encouraged Cannon to pursue her passion for astronomy. Cannon attended Wellesley College and eventually graduated as a valedictorian during a time when there were limited opportunities for women in the field of academics, mainly science. She continued her post-graduate studies at Radcliffe College, which allowed her to gain access…

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  • Marie Salomea Sklodowska's Impact On The World

    The first woman to win a noble prize for not just Physics but Chemistry too, would have a dramatic impact on the world as we know it today. Marie Salomea Sklodowska was a polish scientist, born on November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Congress Kingdom of Poland, Russia. Marie’s mother, Bronislawa, and father, Wladyslaw, were both teachers and wanted Marie to have an education. During school when Marie became fascinated with the art of science Marie’s parents were extremely encouraging and supportive.…

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