What was Maria Curie's achievement?
discovery of radioactivity
obtaining driving license
French Academy of Sciences membership
huge number of patents
In 1916 during the Great War Marie was one of the first women to obtain driving license. She worked towards it to drive her innovation, mobile ambulances equipped with X-ray apparatus that saved wounded soldiers, who coined the vehicle "petite Curie" (in French "little Curie").
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