j. frédéric joliot-curie


Irène [ee-ren] , (Irène Curie) 1897–1956, French nuclear physicist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1935 (daughter of Pierre and Marie Curie).
her husband, (Jean) Frédéric [zhahn frey-dey-reek] , (Jean Frédéric Joliot) 1900–58, French nuclear physicist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1935.
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Joliot-Curie (French ʒɔljokyri)
Jean-Frédéric (ʒɑ̃frederik), 1900--58, and his wife, Irène (irɛn), 1897--1956, French physicists: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1935 for discovering artificial radioactivity

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Joliot-Curie Jo·liot-Cu·rie (zhô-lyō'kyur'ē, -kyu-rē', -kü-), Irène. 1897-1956.

French physicist. She shared a 1935 Nobel Prize with her husband, Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900-1958), for synthesizing new radioactive elements.

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Joliot-Curie   (zhô-lyō'kyr'ē)  Pronunciation Key 
French physicist who with her husband, Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900-1958), made the first artificial radioactive isotope. They also contributed to the development of nuclear reactors.
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