Madame Curie - Study Guide Part 3: Chapter 26 Summary & Analysis

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At the laboratory, Marie is greeted every morning by a number of workers gathered for her advice, encouragement or suggestions. She is, according to Jean Perrin, the best laboratory director he has ever known; Marie chose the students for the laboratory, she assigned their work, and it is to Marie the students come whenever they have a scientific problem. Though demanding of her workers, Marie takes great pride in each of their accomplishments, earning from them a devotion that will last the rest of her life.

Marie's schedule is as full as ever. She reads and corrects the manuscripts prepared by the research workers for the Academy of Science, finds financial support for the laboratory with the same determination she did during the war, and writes numerous publications. On Tuesday and Friday mornings she gives interviews and on Mondays and Wednesdays she gives lectures, taking...

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