From high school prize to Nobel Prize

One of this year’s winners also placed first in the Science Talent Search — a competition for high school students. And he’s not the only STS winner to achieve great things in science.

By Bethany Brookshire, 12:40 PM October 18, 2013

An early start in science can take you a long way!

Last week was Nobel week. It’s the time every year when the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm announces the year’s Nobel Prizes. A Swedish chemist, Alfred Nobel invented dynamite. But he did not want to be remembered solely as the man who invented a deadly explosive. So in 1901 he established a set of awards to honor people who have made the world a better place through advances in science and in culture.

The Nobel committee inform...

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