Her extraordinary persistence and determination proved the existence of radium and opened the gateway to the nuclear age in which we live.
Ilustrated by Christian Birmingham
‘Beverley Birch interweaves historical detail and scientific understanding to create lively narrative accounts of some of the greatest discoveries of modern science. The reader shares in the tension building up to the moment of discovery and gains insights into the everyday life and feelings that form the backdrop.’
‘It is a wise publisher who has engaged the talents of Beverley Birch in the teaching of science to children.’
BOOKS FOR KEEPS
[published by Mathew Price Ltd]