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Power

Power

  

by Adrienne Rich

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Marie Curie won two Nobel Prizes—one in Physics, and one in Chemistry. She was the first woman to win a Nobel, the first scientist to win two Nobels, and the only scientist to ever win Nobels in different fields. Not too shabby, Madame Curie. (Source.)

Curie coined the term "radioactivity." Oh, and she discovered radioactivity, too, so it's no wonder. (Source.)

Adrienne Rich was awarded the National Medal of Arts Award in 1997, but she refused it because she didn't like the politics of the Clinton administration. (She was a big ol' lefty.) (Source.)

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