Frederic Joliot-Curie

French scientist (1900-1958)

Jean Frédéric Joliot-Curie (19 March 190014 August 1958) was a French physicist, who shared the 1935 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with his wife Irène Joliot-Curie for the discovery of artificial radioactivity.

Frederic Joliot-Curie

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  • It is because I know all that science can bring to the world that I shall continue my efforts to ensure that it contributes to the happiness of all men, whether they be white, black, or yellow, and not to their annihilation in the name of some divine mission or other.
    • Pierre Biquard, translated by Geoffrey Strachan (1966). Frédéric Joliot-Curie: the man and his theories. Eriksson. p. 129. 

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