living statue & walkabout
THE UNUSUAL, THE ICONIC, THE INSPIRATIONAL…Not only was Marie Skłodowska – Curie the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize, she was also the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in two different scientific fields. Furthermore she was the first women to teach at the Sorbonne University. She developed the theory of radioactivity and discovered the elements polonium and radium. Marie paved the way for women in science. Her daughter became a Nobel Prize winner as well. She was the first woman in France to teach women advanced physics.