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Marie Curie coined the term radioactivity, and was the first person to win two Nobel Prizes in different disciplines. 00:40
Marie Curie made the groundbreaking observation that radioactivity came from atoms themselves, and not from molecular interaction. 04:31
During World War I, Marie Curie drove a portable x-ray machine to assist wounded soldiers. 07:55