Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Jerome, Kate Boehm.
Washington : National Geographic, 2006
IL 5-8, RL 6.6
ISBN 0792255445
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Today we take radioactivity for granted.  There are so many uses for it like cancer treatments and power.  But it wasn't until the last part of the 19th century that scientists identified radioactivity.  Many of the discoveries were accidental.  But one of the first female scientists, Marie Curie, studied this and make remarkable breakthroughs.  Find out more about the discovery and uses of radioactivity in Atomic Universe.
SUBJECTS:     Nuclear physics.
                        Nuclear energy.
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