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Contents Acknowledgements 1 Pierre Curie 2 Marie Salomea Sklodowska 3 Pierre and Marie in Love 4 Mutual Adoration 5 Spirits, Radioactivity and the Price of Fame 6 Psychic Researchers 7 Pierre Curie's Last Day 8 Rescuing Langevin From His Wife 9 Battered by the Press 10 Surgery and Suffragettes 11 "Little Curies" and World War I 12 A Gift of Radium From the United States 13 Radium: Miracle Cure or Menace? 14 A Great Discovery - At Last 15 Marie Curie's Last Year 16 Nobel Prizes, Spanish Civil War and Fission 17 France Defeated 18 Joliot Keeps the Gestapo Guessing - Eve Curie Tours the Battlefronts 19 Joliot Become a Communist - Eve Curie Interviews Nehru, Gandhi and Jinnah 20 The Battle for Paris 21 Joliot's Fight for Peace and Communism 22 Joliot launches Peace Offensive and Charges U.S. With Using Germ Warfare in Korea 23 The Curie Legacy Source Notes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Curie, Marie, 1867-1934.
Curie, Pierre, 1859-1906.
Chemists -- Poland -- Biography.
Chemists -- France -- Biography.
Physicists -- France -- Biography.