You might not be familiar with the name Marie Curie, but if you’ve ever had an X-RAY taken you benefited from her amazing body of work.
In addition to helping develop the field of nuclear medicine, Madame Curie was also a trail-blazer for women who are interested in the study of science.
In short, her many historic achievements literally helped create the world as we know it today.
I invite you to watch the short video below for an overview of this amazing lady’s many contributions to society.
Note: As always, you can watch the video at full screen
by clicking the “square” icon that will pop up in the
lower-right corner of the video after it begins playing.
Want to learn even more about Madame Marie Curie’s amazing life? Click here to read her biography in Smithsonian Magazine.