That is what you hear today when becoming a Paratrooper. In 1808, an emergency parachute jump took place over Warsaw, Poland. Continue reading
Nicolaus Copernicus (/koʊˈpɜːrnɪkəs, kə-/; Polish: Mikołaj Kopernik; German: Nikolaus Kopernikus; Niklas Koppernigk; 19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was a Renaissance- and Reformation-era mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe, likely independently of Aristarchus of Samos, who had formulated such a model some eighteen centuries earlier. Continue reading
Nicolaus Copernicus (Mikolaj Kopernik), a Polish Astronomer, recorded in 1497, Continue reading
Marie Skłodowska Curie (/ˈkjʊri, kjʊˈriː/; French: [kyʁi]; Polish: [kʲiˈri]; 7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934), born Maria Salomea Skłodowska ([ˈmarja salɔˈmɛa skwɔˈdɔfska]), was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. Continue reading
Physicist Marie Curie (born Maria Sklodowska in Warsaw, Poland) on May 13, 1906, she was appointed to the faculty of a French university to fill the professorship Continue reading
Antoine Henri Becquerel (15 December 1852 – 25 August 1908) was a French physicist, Nobel laureate, and the first person to discover evidence of radioactivity. Continue reading
First Woman to be presented with two Nobel Prizes in her lifetime.
First Woman presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1903