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    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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    great impact on the medical field especially with x-rays. Marie Curie was one of the main researchers on the radioactivity used for these. Not only did she study and research the material, but she also saved millions of people during World War 1. (Funk & Wagnalls) Marie Curie’s passion for science and physics was and is, as illuminating as the glow from the element radium she is known for discovering. She has left a magnificent imprint on the world of science and medical advancement in several…

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    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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    The girls were blind to the true effects of radium; in fact, most everyone in that time period thought that all forms of radium were good for you. Back then, radium was like Aloe Vera today, it was used for a wide variety of causes, believed to improve overall health. People believed that radium could cure anything, from arthritis to high blood pressure- it was even once believed to be the absolute cure for cancer when ingested. Radium, found in uranium, is actually a rare chemical element of…

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    In 1896, Henri Becquerel expanded the field of chemistry so nuclear changes would be included, after he discovered that uranium could disembogue radiation. Not very long after his discovery, Marie Curie began studying in the field of radiation, and completed most of the pioneering work on nuclear changes. Marie Curie discovered that radiation was related to the amount of radioactive element that is present, she also discovered that radiation was a property of atoms. Curie was the first woman to…

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    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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    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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    Marie Curie is famous, but we only remember two or three of her achievements & discoveries. We remember even less about who she was, not as a historical figure, but as a person. How did she spend her free time? What was her occupation? What happened to her near her end? Marie isn’t just a historical figure, but she was a real person like anyone; she left a lasting impact on the world around her. Marie Curie had many jobs. Marie Curie was a governess for a short amount of time to fund her…

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    This book report will be about Marie Curie. She was the one who discovered radium. Marie discovered it because she was interested in figuring out what it was. Radium helped people back them by helping to create mobile X-ray units (Borzendowski 98) and glowing paint (Borzendowski 110). Today it is used for contact lenses, smoke detectors, alarms, microwaves, and medicines (Borzendowski 116). Marie Curie was very crucial to the course of history. She was the one who discovered radium, which is…

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    Marie Curie was born November 7, 1867 in Poland, she was the youngest of the five other children in her family. Her father was a math and physics teacher, and her mother was a principal. Marie’s parents highest priority was their children's education, all of their children went to school. Her father made up games to help his children learn geography. He read poems to them and taught them the five languages he knew. Then her mother became ill with a disease called tuberculosis. On to of that her…

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