The Life of Marie Curie

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Maria Sklodowska who would eventually become Marie Curie, was one of the most brilliant physicists of her time. Maria was born on November 7th, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland. Her father Władysław and her mother Bronsitwa had four other children, Zofia, Bronisława, Józef and Helena. Her mother was employed as a headmistress at a private school, and her father was a math and physics professor at local college in Poland. Her father was one of the reasons why Maria became interested in the study of physics. Maria began her love for science when she was young, she would learn from her father. Maria found physics interesting, and wanted to grow up and be like her father. When Maria was ten her oldest sister Zofia died of typhus. Sadly when Maria was twelve her mother past away as well, but from tuberculosis. Maria graduated high school when she was fifteen with highest honors then began privately tutoring children in Poland. Once Maria graduated she knew she loved physics and mathematics so much that she would continue her studies in Paris. When Maria was twenty-four she moved to Paris to study ...
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