Astronomy and Space

Planets and Moons

What are the craters on the moon that are named for the famous Curie family?

Curie—named for Pierre Curie (1859–1906), French chemist and Nobel prize winner.

Sklodowska—the family name of Marie Curie (1867–1934), French physical chemist and Nobel prize winner.

Joliot—named for physicist Frederic Joliot-Curie (1900–1958), Pierre and Marie’s son-in-law and Nobel prize winner.


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