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Tag Archives: Chemistry

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  • 15 Feb 2021
    Simon Mitton

    Antoine Lavoisier: carbon cycle pioneer

    Hello and welcome to my blog on “deep carbon science” –– a fascinating research field in the geosciences. My history of deep carbon science gives lively accounts of 150 scientists who contributed to the development of this new field over a period of four centuries. I write history by telling stories about interesting people. Here’s […]

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  • 2 Nov 2017
    By "Wide World Photos" and "Underwood and Underwood, New York" [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
    Bonnie J. Buratti

    My history with Madame Curie

    Bonnie J. Buratti author of Worlds Fantastic, Worlds Familiar: A Guided Tour of the Solar System is a Senior Research Scientist and Project Scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology. Here Bonnie Buratti recounts her personal history with the legacy of the 2 time Nobel winner.

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  • 1 Nov 2017
    Photograph of Marie Curie. From ACJC-Curie and Joliot-Curie fund, with permission.

    Marie Curie at 150: ‘Natural Radioactivity’

    November 7th 2017 is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867 – 1934), the only woman to ever be awarded two Nobel prizes. Here we reproduce Chapter 4 from Out of the Shadows: Contributions of Twentieth-Century Women to Physics, 2006 Marie Curie (1867 – 1934)’ by author Abraham Pais.

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