Marie Curie is a lady synonymous with the area of science and in particular cancer research. An astounding and truly inspiring lady, she would be due to turn 147 this November. Born in Poland into an unassuming family, Marie Curie was determined to have a career defined by research even at an early stage. For a woman to show such determination in terms of her career at that particular time of the century is remarkable.
She moved to Paris to further her studies and it wasn’t without its challenges in terms of funding. However, this never halted the determination or tenacity of Marie Curie. Still today a hugely respected figure head in science worldwide, read more in this info-graphic about this woman who defined areas of science and learning and also learn how she made a name for herself even in the darkest of circumstance.