"They did not think of her as a thinker, but they did not think of her as a woman, too. Because a woman must not think, and a thinker must not be a woman."
"I would say, personally, what I most admired and felt strongly about with her was her courage. She was a person of tremendous courage, I think the story of the Nobel Prize is an example of that."
First of all, she showed that atoms are not indivisible, that there are things that come out of atoms, these mysterious rays are, in fact, particles, which are being emitted by atoms. With hindsight, you could say that Marie Curie was almost the mother of the atomic bomb."
She became very involved in mobilising X-ray units, X-ray mobiles they were called - to go to the front during World War One, to X-ray wounded soldiers."
"There's the other development involving radium - which is treating cancer cells, where you use the alpha particles - as we now know they are - to kill off the dangerous cancerous tissues in a cancer "
Here it was her private laboratory in chemistry, it's a little lab just near her office, and this lab was contaminated by the radioactive substance "
thinker - mendimtar
to admire - adhuroj
courage - guxim
indivisible i pandashėm
mysterious - misterioz
ray - rreze
to emit nxjerr/lėshoj (rreze)
with hindsight nė retrospektivė
to mobilise - mobilizoj
wounded i plagosur
to treat - trajtoj
cancer - kancer
cancerous tissues inde kanceroze
you feel strongly about something - ... (you are affected by it and consider it important) je shumė i dhėnė pas diēkaje (ndikohesh prej saj dhe e mendon shumė tė rėndėsishme)
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