Definition of Joliot, Jean-Frédéric in English:

Share this entry

Joliot, Jean-Frédéric

Pronunciation: /ˈʒɒlɪəʊ/
Pronunciation: /ʒɔljo/
(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).

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Jean-Frédéric Jol¦iot

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.