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...
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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...
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1st PlaceAmol Punjabi2nd PlaceMeena Jagadeesan3rd PlaceKunal ShroffGlobal Good
1st PlacePaige Brown2nd PlaceMichael Zhang3rd PlaceNathan Charles MarshallInnovation
1st PlaceMaya Varma2nd PlaceMilind Jagota3rd PlaceKavya Ravichandarn...
Participating in the Westinghouse Science Talent Search in 1976 made George Yancopoulos realize "there’s a whole different set of heroes."
"Everyone revered the Westinghouse winners. How so many went on, changed the world, and became Nobel Prize winners," said George at the Alumni Conference on March 13, along with other award-winning panelists.
After STS, George became a founding...
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
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1st PlaceNoah Golowich2nd PlaceBrice Huang3rd PlaceShashwat KishoreGlobal Good
1st PlaceAndrew Jin2nd PlaceKalia Firester3rd PlaceAnvita GuptaInnovation
1st PlaceMichael Hofmann Winer2nd PlaceSaranesh Thanika Prembabu3rd PlaceCatherine Li...
Top Winner Natalia Toro2nd Place David Moore3rd Place Keith Winstein4th Place Carol Fassbinder5th Place Rio Bennin6th Place Lisa Schwartz7th Place Scott Fruhan8th Place Kurt Mitman9th Place Diana Townsend-Butter10th Place Alexander Wissner-Gross...
Top Winner Christopher Mihelich2nd Place Ravi Shah3rd Place Parker Conrad4th Place Sohini Ramachandran5th Place Travis Schedler6th Place William Greenleaf7th Place Ann Kromsky8th Place Jonathan Kelner9th Place Patrick Goodwill10th Place Jesse Anttila-Hughes...
Top Winner Adam Cohen2nd Place Carrie Shilyansky3rd Place Nicholas Eriksson4th Place Davesh Maulik5th Place Emily Levy6th Place Dev Kumar7th Place Ann Seiferle-Valencia8th Place Dylan Schwindt9th Place Rose Payyapilli10th Place Whitney Bowe
Top Winner Jacob Lurie2nd Place Ting Luo3rd Place Matthew Graham4th Place Bruce Haggerty5th Place Aaron Einbond6th Place Daniel Weitz7th Place Brian Hafler8th Place Simon DeDeo9th Place Sidney Chang10th Place Vezen Wu
Gala Speaker Sylvia Earle1996 Alumni...