Career Highlights

Ø Pierre showed that the magnetic properties of a given substance change at a specific temperature.

Ø Pierre and his wife went on to describe many properties of radium, which would begin following research in fields of nuclear physics and chemistry.

Ø Pierre and Marie Curie were awarded half of the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on radiation.

Ø The Curies were also awarded the Davy Medal of the Royal Society of London

Ø Pierre was elected to the Academy of Sciences.