Engage: Turntable

Radioactivity in society   Discovery of Radioactivity: Radioactivity was discovered over 100 years ago by Marie Curie and her husband Pierre, who found that something was being emitted by certain materials; a new kind of energy! Their discoveries created a huge amount of excitement at the time as it was believed that such a powerful new source of energy must be very beneficial. Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize for discovering radioactivity in 1903. “One of our joys was to go into our workroom at night … It was really a lovely sight and one always new to us. The glowing tubes looked like faint, … Continue reading Engage: Turntable