Marie Curie and the Wisdom Radiated by Art

A background of polyhedra placed behind a passage detailing the mechanism and applications of piezoelectricity (Redniss, pg. 31)

“These gleamings, which seemed suspended in darkness, stirred us with new emotion and enchantment… The glowing tubes looked like fairy lights.” (Redniss, pg. 60)

Samples of radium chloride glowing “like fairy lights” as depicted by Lauren Redniss (Redniss, pg. 60)

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