Eva Hemmungs Wirtén
Making Marie Curie looks at the work that for more than a century has gone into (and continues to go into) creating the persona Marie Curie. In doing so, the book not only provides a new, composite picture of Marie Curie, but also provides new insight into the conditions of modern science. Together with Albert Einstein, Curie represents the face of modern science. Known to any schoolchild, she is a role model to women embarking on a career in science, the stuff of ... Read more
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