I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.
—  Marie Curie (Polish-French physicist, notably the first female Nobel Laureate, and the only person to win the Nobel Prize in multiple sciences [Physics and Chemistry], best known for her pioneering research in radioactivity, 1867-1934)