Physicists always publish their researches completely. If our discovery has a commercial future, that is an accident by which we must not profit. And radium is going to be of use in treating disease… It seems to me impossible to take advantage of that.
My husband and I were so closely united by our affection and our common work that we passed nearly all of our time together.
My experiments proved that the radiation of uranium compounds can be measured with precision under determined conditions and that this radiation is an atomic property of the element of uranium.
Men of moral and intellectual distinction could scarcely agree to teach in schools where an alien attitude was forced upon them.
It was like a new world opened to me, the world of science, which I was at last permitted to know in all liberty.
It is my earnest desire that some of you should carry on this scientific work and keep for your ambition the determination to make a permanent contribution to science.