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Empress Joséphine | Happily Ever After | Elusive Story

Empress Joséphine is most often known as the wife of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. And the patron saint of roses. And a biologist. And a self-taught master at manipulating society. You get the picture. She started as a carefree, happy child on the island of Martinique. But her father became financially desperate when a hurricane…

Elusive Story Alt HerStory | Madame Curie

Elusive Story | 2019 April

Elusive Story. Alternative history of Madame Curie. Kindling. Elusive Story We’re about turning Big Ideas into Human Scale Stories through provocative writing and avant garde photography. This month we’re examining the concept that your permanent legacy is determined by your actions, regardless of the era in which you lived. And we’re taking an unflinching look…

Elusive Story Alt HerStory | Madame Curie

Alt HerStory | Madame Curie | Elusive Story

Elusive Story. The alternative history of Madame Curie. Madame Curie was shafted. Not once, but many times. Why? Because she was a female scientist in an era when only men had the capacity to do science. Discover a couple of new atoms—get ignored by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Noble Prize in Physics). Make…