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  • Doing Science

    These 13 Society alumni are Nobel Prize Laureates

    Last week, we found out that Kip Thorne, a Science Talent Search alum, had won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his observation of gravitational waves. Thorne isn't the only Society alumni who was named a Nobel Laureate. All thirteen of these Nobel Laureates were Science Talent Search alumni, which is a pretty impressive track record for a competition.

    Read on to learn more about our Nobel...

    07:00 AM, October 9, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Science Talent Search alumnus Kip Thorne wins Nobel Prize in Physics

    Society for Science & the Public alumni are doing amazing things. Today, Kip Thorne, an alum of the 1958 Westinghouse Science Talent Search, won the Noble Prize in Physics for his work with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and gravitational waves.

    Kip, a Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena...

    10:29 AM, October 3, 2017
  • Regeneron STS 2017

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    1st PlaceIndrani Das2nd PlaceAaron Yeiser3rd PlaceArjun Ramani4th PlaceByron Xu5th PlaceArchana Verma6th PlaceLaura Pierson7th PlacePrathik Naidu8th PlaceEthan Novek9th PlaceVrinda Madan10th PlaceStefan Wan

    Alumni SpeakerGeorge Yancopoulos 

    ...
    10:48 AM, June 2, 2017
  • Doing Science

    Westinghouse STS alum wins Breakthrough Prize for gravitational wave detection

    Society for Science & the Public alumnus Kip Thorne won a 2016 Breakthrough Prize for his work with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and gravitational waves.

    Thorne, a Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California — and a Westinghouse Science Talent Search 1958 semifinalist — was recognized...

    12:46 PM, December 6, 2016
  • Intel STS 2016

    Basic Research

    1st PlaceAmol Punjabi2nd PlaceMeena Jagadeesan3rd PlaceKunal Shroff

    Global Good

    1st PlacePaige Brown2nd PlaceMichael Zhang3rd PlaceNathan Charles Marshall

    Innovation

    1st PlaceMaya Varma2nd PlaceMilind Jagota3rd PlaceKavya Ravichandarn

    ...
    14:50 PM, June 28, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Westinghouse STS alum cofounded Advanced LIGO

    Kip Thorne, a Westinghouse Science Talent Search 1958 semifinalist, cofounded Advanced LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) in 1992, which recently made news for its groundbreaking discovery of gravitational waves.

    The LIGO experiment reported on February 11 the first detection of gravitational waves, or spacetime vibrations, proving Albert Einstein's century-old...

    02:00 AM, February 17, 2016
  • Society Alumni Honors

    Society Alumni include:13 Nobel Prize winners2 Fields Medal recipients13 National Medal of Science recipients2 Enrico Fermi Award winners23 MacArthur Foundation Fellows3 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award winners5 Breakthrough Prize winners11 National Academy of Engineering inductees*42 National Academy of Sciences inductees*56 Sloan Research Fellows*Nobel Prize Winners:Leon Cooper (STS...
    10:37 AM, January 20, 2016
  • Doing Science

    Alumni gather at first-ever D.C. Holiday Party

    Amidst sparkling holiday lights, a dozen alumni of the Society gathered at Capitol City Brewing Company in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, December 9 for the Society's first-ever D.C. Alumni Holiday Party.

    Alumni reminisced about the projects they researched and completed for Society programs and discussed their current jobs. They work at various institutions, including Cube Hydro...

    03:00 AM, December 30, 2015
  • Intel STS 2015

    Basic Research

    1st PlaceNoah Golowich2nd PlaceBrice Huang3rd PlaceShashwat Kishore

    Global Good

    1st PlaceAndrew Jin2nd PlaceKalia Firester3rd PlaceAnvita Gupta

    Innovation

    1st PlaceMichael Hofmann Winer2nd PlaceSaranesh Thanika Prembabu3rd PlaceCatherine Li

    ...
    14:02 PM, March 30, 2015
  • Doing Science

    Behind-the-scenes at a STS alumni reception

    In 74 years, the Science Talent Search has accrued many exceptional alumni. This year, SSP invited the alumni for a private reception during the Intel Science Talent Search Public Exhibition of Projects.

    The alumni were able to enter the exhibition hall early to speak with the finalists. Later, they gathered for a reception full of bright company, good wine, and delicious appetizers. ...

    12:12 PM, March 9, 2015

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