Definition of Joliot-Curie

1. Noun. French physicist who (with her husband) synthesized new chemical elements (1897-1956).

Exact synonyms: Irene Joliot-curie
Generic synonyms: Physicist



2. Noun. French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958).

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Literary usage of Joliot-Curie

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"And yet here we see another woman, Irene Joliot-Curie, passing stage by stage through the same singular career. But an entirely different woman. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... Laboratoire Joliot-Curie, Faculté des Sciences d'Orsay, Orsay 91, France) 31-4. Poultry Science Assoc., Knoxville, Tenn. (CB Ryan, Texas A & M Univ., ..."

3. Women in Scientific Careers: Unleashing the Potential by Oecd, SourceOECD (Online service) (2006)
"... and it organises yearly the Irene Joliot-Curie Prize, which rewards initiatives aimed at promoting the situation of girls and women in higher education ..."

4. Radioactive Waste Management Programmes in OECD/NEA Member Countriesby OECD Nuclear Energy Agency by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2005)
"... Officer's Service, with expert advice and technical assistance provided by the National "Frederic Joliot-Curie" Research Institute for Radiobiology and ..."

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