Google on Saturday paid tribute to Tefania Morecinenu

on her 140th birthday with a doodle

Romanian physicist Morecinenu was one of the leading women

in the discovery and research of radioactivity.

Returning after working for four years at the Astronomical Observatory in Medan

the physicist created Romania's first laboratory for the study of radioactivity.

She devoted her time to researching artificial rain for which she traveled to Algeria to test her results.

Mărăcineanu also studied the link between earthquakes

and rainfall and was also the first to report that the earthquake

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