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Marie Curie - Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics and in Chemistry [1903 and 1911 respectively],

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What Great Scientists Did When They Weren’t Doing Science (infograph). Marie Curie was a simply astounding woman. She won the Nobel prize two times. The first time she won it in physics, in 1903, and the second time in chemistry, in 1911. But of course, there was much more to her life than just work. She had a husband and children….& she was also an avid long-distance cyclist. Get to know some of the interesting quirks behind the famous faces in science. Image via Premier Institute

What Great Scientists Did When They Weren’t Doing Science (infograph). Marie Curie was a simply astounding woman. She won the Nobel prize two times. The first time she won it in physics, in 1903, and the second time in chemistry, in 1911. But of course, there was much more to her life than just work. She had a husband and children….& she was also an avid long-distance cyclist. Get to know some of the interesting quirks behind the famous faces in science. Image via Premier Institute

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Aung San Suu Kyi, Winner of the Nobel Peach Prize. Heroine of the Burmese opposition.

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Pearl Buck (1892-1973) ... gifted writer and civil rights activist ... winner of the 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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from the Guardian

100 years of scientific breakthroughs - by women

Dorothy Hodgkin worked out the structure of penicillin, insulin and vitamin B12. But when, after 31 years of work, she won the Nobel Prize for science in 1964 the Daily Mail chose to run the story under the headline "Oxford housewife wins Nobel"

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from Good Housekeeping

125 Most Influential Women

Toni Morrison ~ novelist - The first African American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her enthralling books illuminate the mysteries of the human heart and unflinchingly take on the toughest issues.

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Marie Curie was honored for her work in both Physics & Chemistry and her pioneering research in radioactivity changed history. Two Nobel prizes is just anecdotic

George Bernard Shaw - a great writer, who received the Nobel Prize for Literature. Highly intelligent and humorous.

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Werner Heisenberg (Christian) 1932-Nobel Prize in Physics "for the creation of quantum mechanics".

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from ONE

I am with you

You go girl! Want more inspiration? Check out other great stories from girls and women worldwide. #Malala #Girls #Women

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