Updated Trends: Google who has always known for its creative Doodles, has honored the Nobel Prize winning scientist Marie Curie on 7th November. It is the 144th birth anniversary of the scientist who had made her mark for her work on radioactivity.
The doodle shows the scientist sitting on a bench while she works with different chemicals. The great scientist is known for her work in the field of radioactivity and also her amazing contribution to fight against cancer.
The Polish physicist was born in Warsaw, but had re-located to Paris to finisher studies in physics and mathematics. Marie Curie had worked with her husband Pierre and is also credited for the discovery of radium and polonium.
In the year 1903, the husband and wife duo were awarded with a Nobel Prize for physics along with Henri Becquerel for the discovery of radioactivity. Curie then slowly started promoting the use of radium for therapeutic purpose. During thee first world war, the scientist had developed small mobile x-ray units that could be used to diagnose injuries. The mobile x–ray units were set up close to the battlefront. Marie also worked along with her daughter Irene, who was then 17-years-old, at the casualty clearing stations and also x-raying soldiers for fractures.