(1900–58), French nuclear physicist. As Marie Curie’s assistant at the Radium Institute he worked with her daughter Irène (1897–1956), whom he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); together they discovered artificial radioactivity. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1935, shared with his wife).
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