Currently in the works: A live-action adaptation of Lauren Redniss’ graphic novel Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout, starring Rosamund Pike and directed by Marjane Satrapi. Does anyone remember—is this what it feels like to be excited about something?
Good news if you’ve been waiting around for a movie about the life of Marie Curie—and haven’t we all, really?
Sage advice from a genius.
"Popular culture has not yet designed a female superhero that was more badass than the actual Marie Curie."
The above poster appeared at the University of Waterloo last month, plastered over the faces of female student government candidates. The text reads, "The brightest woman this Earth ever created was Marie Curie, The mother of the nuclear bomb. You tell me if the plan of women leading men is still a good idea !" This…
Radioactive: A Tale of Love and Fallout is a gorgeous graphic novel about the surprising life of Marie Curie. After the jump, some of Lauren Redniss's beautiful drawings — and fun facts about the famous physicist.
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