Curie

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The Curies were a family of distinguished scientists:

  • Marie Curie (1867-1934), a Polish-French chemist, physicist, and two time Nobel Prize winner
  • Pierre Curie (1859-1906), Marie's husband, French physicist and Nobel Prize winner
  • Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956), Marie and Pierre's daughter, French physicist and Nobel Prize winner
  • Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900-1958), Irène's husband, French physicist and Nobel Prize winner
  • Ève Curie (1904-2007), Marie and Pierre's second daughter, French-American writer and journalist

Things and ideas named after the Curies:

CURIE:

  • CURIE, a syntax for Compact URIs.