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  • Marie Curie Research Paper

    Marie Curie was a remarkable woman. She overcame adversity to become one of the most accomplished scientists today. Without this scientist the fight against cancer or something as simple as getting an x-ray would not be what it is today. Her research has helped to save the lives of millions. In order to accomplish everything she did (Founder of Curic Instutes, winner of two Nobel Prizes, discovering two new chemical elements) being a woman in a time where women were considered to be second class citizens, just goes to show how truly special Marie Curie is. Marie was born as Maria Salomea Sklodowska on November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland. She was very smart and had a passion for science at a very young age. She graduated High School at the age of 15 as the top student in her class. Marie wanted very much to continue her education and attend a University. Unfortunatley her father was very poor and could not afford to send her. Even if her father had enough money to send her to a University, the Universities would not have accepted her because they did not allow women to attend. Marie did not give up on her love of science and studied chemistry, physics, and math every chance she could. Marie was accepted into the Sorbonne in Paris at the tender age of 24. She moved to Paris and immediately began her studies in chemistry, physics, and math at one of Paris 's most prestigious universities. True to form, Marie graduated in the summer of 1893 at the top of her class.…

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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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  • To Kill A Mockingbird Conscience Analysis

    Humans are fickle creatures that are easily swayed by outside influences. However, conscience and morality often proves to be a more powerful motivator than money. In the world of science, the Curie family is a prime example of scientists who gave up money in order to benefit the greater good. Furthermore, Mahatma Gandhi represents the world leaders who chose to do the moral thing as opposed to one that would bring in more money. And lastly, in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch is…

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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…

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  • Marie Curie: An Influential Role In Science

    influential role in science, Marie Curie did just that. Born Marie Sklodowska in 1867 in Warsaw, Poland, Marie is best known for discovering the elements radium and polonium, and her study of radioactivity, which led to advances in the treatment of cancer and the development of nuclear power; both of which are still used today. Her work on radioactivity led to her being the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and advancement in the use of x-rays especially in the medical field. In 1903 her and…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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