Canal March

Marie Curie: her world, her life and her legacy

José Manuel Sánchez Ron

In these two talks, physicist, science historian and member of the Spanish Royal Academy José Manuel Sánchez Ron reviews the life of Marie Esklodowska Curie, beginning with her childhood and early youth in her beloved Polish homeland. He also recalls her relentless quest to excel, and the life she shared beside her husband Pierre Curie and their two daughters. The talks highlight her lasting stature as a global icon, not just for her scientific achievements but also for her personal values like humility and generosity.

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