Pierre Curie

30 March, 2020, 10:26 AM IST

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PIERRE CURIE

Worthy daughter of illustrious scientists and her alchemical successes (Sep 12 is Irene Joliot-Curie's 120th birth anniversary)

She discovered the missing part of the heart of matter but unfortunately didn't get the credit. Undeterred, she went on to advance her illustrious scientist mother's contribution by recreating in the lab a key natural phenomenon, thus achieving the long human quest to transform substances -- and laying the foundation for manipulating the atom's immense energy for purposes beneficial and destructive.

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Exploring the heart of matter - and why atoms are important (Book Review)

Title: Atom; Author: Piers Bizony; Publisher: Icon Science; Pages: 225; Price: Rs 499

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