Unformatted text preview: particles emitted by radioactive substances. Her work also promoted advances in medical research. She and her husband were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903. Marie was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1911. Despite her fame and many honors, Marie Curie’s interests were primarily in scientific accomplishment: “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.”Marie Curie died in Paris in 1934 of leukemia. Tyler Liebnau...
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