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Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: a Tale of Love and Fallout

Cover of Radioactive: Marie & Pierr
Lauren Redniss

Radioactive is an an innovative type of book: a graphic biography that adeptly combines the author’s vibrant cyanotype prints with a narrative story of Marie and Pierre Curie and their discovery of radioactivity and its applications in the last century. Weaving her own narrative and images together with historical documents, photographs, and artwork, Redniss has created a reading and viewing experience that uniquely blends art and science.