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Author Conkling, Winifred, author.

Title RADIOACTIVE! : HOW IRENE CURIE & LISE MEITNER REVOLUTIONIZED SCIENCE AND CHANGED THE WORLD / Winifred Conkling.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, an imprint of Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2016.
©2016

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1 copy ordered for GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction on 01-15-2021.
Edition First edition.
Description 227 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-213) and index.
Contents "The most beautiful experiment in the world?" -- Little queen and the other baby -- On the battlefields -- Dr. and Mrs. -- Right on time -- Lost and found -- A lab of her own -- Radium: treatment or toxin? -- Heavy metals -- Fleeing Hitler's Germany -- Eureka! the discovery of fission -- Chain reaction: research on fission goes global -- War -- Overlooked -- Afterward: physicists, pacifists, realists.
Audience 12 and up.
7-8.
Subject Joliot-Curie, Irène, 1897-1956 -- Juvenile literature.
Women scientists -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Meitner, Lise, 1878-1968 -- Juvenile literature.
Women scientists -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Radioactivity -- Juvenile literature.
Nuclear fission -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781616204150 : HRD 17.95
161620415X : HRD 17.95

 
    
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