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The Glowing Lady of Panthéon: A short memoir

The Glowing Lady of Panthéon: A short memoir

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Written By: Sayantan Datta, Bishal Dey Hyderabad, India Commemorating 151 years of Madam Curie (Born- November 7, 1867; Died- July 4, 1934) She now lies, probably in peace and inquisitiveness, in the Panthéon, Paris. Her bones and blood now finally relieved to be away from the dangers of ionizing radiation and the consequences of it - Madame Curie’s body can never be as immortal as herself. With a legacy that spans eternity (in great irony to the half-life of the substances she worked with), she can be arguably understood as not just an important woman figure in life, but for us feminists (and some of us who have managed to survive in science), an important deviation from the then popularised scientific framework. We cannot claim to have a nuanced political critique of her l

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