Usage examples for curie

  1. The process, he explained, was similar to that employed by Madame Curie in obtaining metallic radium- electrolyzing a radium chloride solution with mercury as a cathode, then driving off the mercury by heat in a current of hydrogen- only he had used the new element instead of radium. – Spawn of the Comet by Harold Thompson Rich
  2. She set herself the task of finding out this agent and in conjunction with her husband, Professor Pierre Curie, made many tests and experiments. – Marvels of Modern Science by Paul Severing
  3. Super hoc itaque et aliis regni negociis, euocato semel concilio, proteruus ille a rege reprobatus discessit a curie presentia, iracundie calore fremens in semetipso, pro repulsa quam sustinuit. – Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn by R. W. Chambers
  4. Curie has done such wonderful work in chemistry, that the Academy of Paris has long debated whether she should not be made an academician for her discoveries in connection with polonium and radium. – How Girls Can Help Their Country by Juliette Low Agnes Baden-Powell Robert Baden-Powell
  5. " My name is Curie," said the man, politely-" Benjamin F. Curie." – Uncle William The Man Who Was Shif'less by Jennette Lee