1. [ noun ] (physics) French physicist who (with her husband) synthesized new chemical elements (1897-1956)
Synonyms: irene_joliot-curie
Related terms: physicist
2. [ noun ] (physics) French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)
Synonyms: jean-frederic_joliot-curie joliot jean-frederic_joliot
Related terms: physicist