L'ISOTOPIE ET LES ELEMENTS ISOTOPES. Madame Pierre CURIE, Marie.
L'ISOTOPIE ET LES ELEMENTS ISOTOPES
L'ISOTOPIE ET LES ELEMENTS ISOTOPES
L'ISOTOPIE ET LES ELEMENTS ISOTOPES

L'ISOTOPIE ET LES ELEMENTS ISOTOPES

Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1924. 8vo (9.6 in, 24.3 cm). [5] 6-210 pp.; ill., 2 pl. Table of contents at end. French.

First edition: Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934) became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903. She became the first female professor at the Sorbonne University in 1906. For her discovery of radium, Curie won an unprecedented second Nobel Prize in a different category, Chemistry, in 1911. Curie contributed profoundly to the understanding of radioactivity. Here, as a professor at the Faculty of Sciences of Paris, Curie concisely explains radioactivity, a term she created.

Grolier, Extraordinary Women in Science 46-52. Runco, Encyclopedia of Creativity e14-e16. Publisher's gray 1/4 cloth with black lettering to spine and boards. Numerous tables, graphs, and formulas in-text. Front endpapers plus verso with publisher's ads on brown paper as in Harvard copy. Light color offset to half-title and title leaves. Well-preserved, tight, and clean first edition. Near fine. Item #1179

First edition.

Price: $875.00

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