• Question: How long did madame curie work with Radium before she died from it.

    Asked by Alexander Morganov to Marikka on 17 Nov 2014.
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      Marikka Beecroft answered on 17 Nov 2014:

      She discovered radium in 1898 and stopped working with it around 1929 so roughly she worked with it for 31 years. She died though in 1934, 5 years after she stopped working in the laboratory.