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Marie Curie

Marie Curie was a Polish physicist and chemist who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and remains the only person to have won Nobel Prizes in multiple sciences (Physics and Chemistry). She is especially well-known for her pioneering research on radioactivity. To learn about other inspiring female scientists, view our Scientist section in Biographies. To encourage an interest in chemistry and physics in your Mighty Girls, visit our Chemistry / Physics section in Toys.