Curie, Marie (1867–1934)
Pierre Curie is also noted for the discovery with his brother Jacques of piezoelectricity (1880) and for his investigation of the effect of temperature on magnetic properties. In particular he discovered the Curie temperature, the temperature above which ferromagnetic materials display only paramagnetism (1895).
The Curies' elder daughter, Irène Joliot-Curie, was also a noted physicist.
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