Radioactive!

Radioactive!

How Irene Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World

Book - 2016 | First edition.
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The little-known story of how two brilliant female physicists' groundbreaking discoveries led to the creation of the atomic bomb.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina :, Algonquin Young Readers,, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781616206413
9781616204150
Characteristics: 227 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: "The most beautiful experiment in the world?"
Little queen and the other baby
On the battlefields
Dr. and Mrs.
Right on time
Lost and found
A lab of her own
Radium: treatment or toxin?
Heavy metals
Fleeing Hitler's Germany
Eureka! the discovery of fission
Chain reaction: research on fission goes global
War
Overlooked
Afterward: physicists, pacifists, realists.
Summary: The little-known story of how two brilliant female physicists' groundbreaking discoveries led to the creation of the atomic bomb.

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