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Janice Borzendowski tells Madame Curie's remarkable story exploring: Marie's many firsts including becoming the first woman awarded a Ph.D. in physics and the first woman to win a Nobel Prize; her amazing personal and professional relationship with husband Pierre Curie with whom she worked side-by-side; the tragedies that affected Marie deeply including the loss of her mother and brother at a young age; the difficulties she had establishing herself in Parisian scientific circles both as a woman and a foreigner; and the importance of Marie's work and the tragic consequences of not understanding the dangers of the radioactive materials she was researching.