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Heroes of Science Action Figures

By Vadim Newquist Nov 29, 2012

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Russell Gawthorpe

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Marie Curie

Marie Skłodowska-Curie was a Polish-French physicist and chemist who is famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the ONLY woman to win in two fields to this day.

"Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less."

Tags: science, slideshows, life, neil degrasse tyson, marie curie, nikola tesla, albert einstein

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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