Radioactive!: How Irène Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World

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Radioactive!: How Irène Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World

by Winifred Conkling

First Release:

February 2016

ISBN: 9781616204150

In 1934, Irène Curie and her husband discovered artificial radioactivity; four years later, Lise Meitner helped unlock the secret of nuclear fission. Here are their fascinating stories. Time line. Glossary. Who’s who. Chapter notes. Bibliography. Resources for more information. Index. Black-and-white period photographs and diagrams.

 
  • ISBN: 9781616204150
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Algonquin
    Page Count: 240
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 9.2, Points: 9
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 11.6, Points: 13
    Lexile: Level: 1160L
    Awards & Honors: Booklist 2016 Top 10 Books for Youth, Science & Health
    NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books 2017
    2016 Cybils Finalist, Middle Grade and Young Adult Nonfiction Tablet Magazine Best Jewish Children’s Books of 2016, Chapter Books
    Genre: Nonfic
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