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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. 

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