Heavenly research

Out-of-this-world projects took home several top prizes in the 2014 Intel Science Talent Search for high school seniors

By Sid Perkins, 10:25 AM April 24, 2014

Most science fair projects are pretty down to Earth. Competing in the Intel Science Talent Search (STS) requires going further. It is America’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. This year, four teens landed in the Intel STS finals on the basis of their truly-out-of-this-world research.

Each probed some facet of astronomy. And all but one finished within the top 10 spots in this competition.

Intel Foundation sponsors the contest. Society for Scienc...

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