Are there any famous husband and wife scientists?



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    Though today Marie Curie is far better known than her husband both were actually well respected scientists in their time. Pierre Curie actually several important discoveries of his own, including the Weiss-Curie Law and the curie temperature. The couple was actually awarded the Nobel Prize jointly as well.

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         Famous paleoanthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey were husband and wife. Their son, Richard, also worked as a paleoanthropologist and is now an environmental authority. Richard’s wife Maeve and daughter Louise continue to work as paleoanthropologists. 


    Louis Leakey with skulls from Olduvai Gorge


    An Australopithecus boisei skull discovered by Mary Leakey in 1959


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