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Radiates History

Madame Curie was one of the most famous female scientists of all time and her family has led to many breakthroughs in the scientific fields. The Curie Museum is a place of memories and a repository of the history of science, featuring a permanent exhibition and a center for historical resources. The exhibits retrace the history of radioactivity and its applications, notably in medicine, giving center stage to the lives and work of Pierre and Marie Curie and of Irène and Frédéric Joliot-Curie. The historical resources center holds archives and documentation on the history of the Curies and the Joliot-Curies and of the Institut Curie (archives of the Radium Institute and of the Curie Foundation), and more broadly the history of radioactivity and oncology.

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