The Curie for what ails ya! – Aquatint Portrait of Marie Curie


Today’s post is an aquatint portrait of Marie Curie. 


Marie Sklodowska-Curie, who discovered the elements radium and polonium, and coined the term “Radioactivity,” is the only person in history to ever be awarded the Nobel Prize in two different scientific disciplines. She is truly a glowing beacon of scientific achievement. And when I say “glowing,” I do not mean it figuratively. She was exposed to A LOT of radiation.

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FUN FACT: Now would be a good time to check out my shop as this and a bunch of my other prints are are now available for purchase.

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