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Yuan T. Lee, born on this day, became a scientist after first being inspired by another Nobel Laureate - Marie Skłodowska Curie. Lee went onto study chemistry, with a particular interest in reaction dynamics. In 1986 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work.

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‘Growing up, I didn’t think that much about my career’ – this month’s #InSitu  features Wolf Prize in Chemistry winner John Hartwig

For busy teachers: here is a free and ready-to-use Nobel Prize Lesson on all of the 2019 Nobel Prizes. Find out about the benefits of the #NobelPrize-awarded  achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace and economic sciences.

Argon, the first noble gas in the periodic table to be isolated, was named after the greek word for lazy after it was found to be totally unreactive. Lord Rayleigh, born #OTD , and William Ramsay earned the 1904 Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry respectively for its discovery.

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The irony is, Donald Trump would 100% accept a Nobel Prize for Attempted Chemistry

BORN TODAY: The world’s first female Nobel Prize winner, Marie Skłodowska-Curie. She won 2 Nobel Prizes, 1 for Chemistry and 1 for Physics, for her pioneering work. Curie was born in 1867 in Warsaw

In this month’s #InSitu , @Chemistry_Kat  sat down with the winner of the 2019 Wolf Prize in Chemistry, John Hartwig

Celebrating World Science Day for Peace and Development by remembering Linus Pauling: a Chemistry Laureate whose campaign against nuclear weapons also led to him receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. #WorldScienceDay 

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BORN TODAY: The world’s first female Nobel Prize winner, Marie Skłodowska-Curie. She won 2 Nobel Prizes, 1 for Chemistry and 1 for Physics, for her pioneering work. Curie was born in 1867 in Warsaw

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I don’t mean to be a conspiracy theorist but the Nobel Prize for chemistry always seems to go to a scientist.

BREAKING: John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham & Akira Yoshino win 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for the development of lithium-ion batteries." Stay tuned for our story. In the meantime, tune into our #StereoChemistry  chat w/ Goodenough last month:

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Physicist Lise Meitner, part of the team that discovered nuclear fission, died #OTD  in 1968. Otto Hahn was awarded the 1944 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his discovery of the fission of heavy nuclei" but Meitner was never awarded the prize despite receiving 46 nominations.

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In the early 1970s, Stanley Whittingham, awarded this year’s Chemistry Prize, used lithium’s enormous drive to release its outer electron when he developed the first functional lithium battery. #NobelPrize 

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Watch the very moment the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry is announced. Presented by Göran K. Hansson, Secretary General of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. #NobelPrize 

When Marie Curie was awarded the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry she became the first person ever to receive two Nobel Prizes. She had previously received the Physics Prize for her work on radioactivity. #NobelPrize 

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"All those experiences made me who I am." From being a taxi driver to becoming a Nobel Laureate - 2018 Chemistry Laureate Frances Arnold describes how a diversity of experiences shapes you as a human being. Next month find out who has been awarded this year's Chemistry Prize.

"After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of a historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it." - Marie Skłodowska Curie, the first person to be awarded two Nobel Prizes, the 1903 Physics Prize and 1911 Chemistry Prize.

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Twice Nobel Prize-awarded laureate Marie Sklodowska Curie with her two daughters Eve and Irène in 1908. Marie Curie was the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize. Irène also dedicated her life to science and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1935.

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#NobelFacts When Marie Curie was awarded the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry she became the first person ever to receive two Nobel Prizes.

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