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Radioactive! : how Irene Curie & Lise Meitner revolutionized science and changed the world / Winifred Conkling.

Author/creator Conkling, Winifred author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, an imprint of Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2016.
Copyright Notice ©2016
Description227 pages ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Portion of title How Irene Curie & Lise Meitner revolutionized science and changed the world
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.
Abstract "The ... little-known story of how two brilliant female physicists' groundbreaking discoveries led to the creation of the atomic bomb"--Amazon.com.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 212-213) and index.
Audience 1160 Lexile
LCCN 2015017256
ISBN9781616204150 hardback
ISBN161620415X hardback
Stock number1395022 QBI

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