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Marie Curie – sharing memories this Christmas!

So, that time of the year again – its Christmas season!

And what’s more typical for Christmas than a huge tree covered in lights?

I agree, nothing! 520 more words

Power: In Denial

Throughout all of our reading this year whether it be Ancient Greek epics in our DWC classes, classics such as Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, or even more contemporary works like Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, I have not enjoyed any as much as the poetry unit in my Introduction to Literature 175 class with Dr. 763 more words

Science

Chemist Marie Curie- Advancing Atomic Theory and Equality

Polish Scientist Marie Curie (1867-1953) is breaking barriers. When she couldn’t have a higher education in the Russian empire, Curie traveled to France to study at the University of Paris and received her degree, then returned later after being denied yet again in her home country and worked toward to her Ph.D. 106 more words

Early Modern

"Power" - Adrienne Rich

Living    in the earth-deposits   of our history

Today a backhoe divulged   out of a crumbling flank of earth
one bottle   amber   perfect   a hundred-year-old
cure for fever   or melancholy   a tonic… 91 more words

Drunken Library

A Woman of Great Importance: Marie Curie

The 7th of November marked the 150th birthday of Marie Curie (née Maria Skłodowska), one of the world’s most remarkable women. Curie grew up in Warsaw in the Russian partition of Poland, where her fiercely nationalist family suffered due to their love of Poland: her father was forced to resign from a teaching position at the university, causing the family to struggle financially. 375 more words

University Of Glasgow

I'm Back....

Dear Reader,

Apologies for my six month break from the blog – I really appreciate all the supportive messages I have received checking I am OK and asking when I will be back! 774 more words