She was the first woman to win a Nobel prize and is the only woman to have won the Nobel prize twice. Her investigations led to the discovery of radioactivity and element radium. Who was this great lady?
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Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, in Physics, and with her later win, in Chemistry, she became the first person to claim Nobel honours twice.
Marie Curie is remembered for her discovery of radium and polonium, and her huge contribution to the fight against cancer.