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The physical and societal aspects of the Marie Curies’ work contributed to shaping the world of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. If Curie’s work helped overturn established ideas in physics and chemistry, it has had an equally profound effect in the societal sphere. Elaborate.

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2. The physical and societal aspects of the Marie Curies’ work contributed to shaping the world of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. If Curie’s work helped overturn established ideas in physics and chemistry, it has had an equally profound effect in the societal sphere. Elaborate. (150 words)

Difficulty level: Easy

Reference: News 18

Why the question:

National Cancer Awareness Day was first announced by the then Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan, in September 2014. This day coincides with the birth anniversary of the Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie, a scientist born in 1867.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the contributions of Marie Curie to science and society.

Directive word: 

Elaborate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the context. You must be defining key terms wherever appropriate and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Introduction: 

Begin by giving context regarding the achievements of Marie Curie.

Body:

First, write about the contributions of the Marie Curie to the scientific field – her theories, experiments, Nobel wards and the outcomes of her research.

Also, write about her direct and indirect contributions to the society of that period.

Conclusion:

Conclude by mentioning her legacy.