The French Academy of Sciences tells Marie Curie 'Non'

The French Academy of Sciences tells Marie Curie 'Non'

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Curie applied for the academy membership, but her application was rejected. At that time, Curie already shared the 1903 Nobel Prize for Physics for her work in isolating radium. She was a leading proponent of radium's therapeutic value. She was already the head of the physics laboratory at the Sorbonne.

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