joliot-curie joliot-curie

Definition(s):

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