Marie Curie Isolates Pure Radium Metal – 7 September 1910

Posted on September 6th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

On 7 September 1910, Madame Curie and Andre-Louis Debierne announced they had succeeded in isolating pure radium metal.

Here are two newspaper items – published on the very day that the story broke – which report on this historic discovery.

historical newspaper report on Marie Curie Isolates Pure Radium Metal

Western Times – Wednesday 07 September 1910

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historical newspaper report on Marie Curie Isolates Pure Radium Metal

Hull Daily Mail – Wednesday 07 September 1910

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historical newspaper report on Marie Curie Isolates Pure Radium Metal

Aberdeen Journal – Monday 06 February 1922

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historical newspaper report on Marie Curie Isolates Pure Radium Metal

Evening Telegraph – Wednesday 16 May 1906

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