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UK announces inquiry for Russian spy death

WATCH: Widow of Russian spy applauds UK inquiry into her husband’s death

LONDON – The British government announced plans Tuesday for a wide-ranging public inquiry into the mysterious 2006 death of poisoned former Russian agent… 564 more words


Our Debt to Mme. Curie

Marie Skłodowska-Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.

She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple sciences. 174 more words


Who am I? See if you can figure out who this person is (the answer is at the bottom).

  • I was born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, 1867.  My parents were both teachers.
  • In 1891, I enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris, France.  By 1894, I had received my degrees in physics and in mathematics.
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