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.
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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...
Leonard S. Schleifer, M.D., Ph.D.Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Regeneron01:31 AM, May 26, 2016
Len grew up in Queens, New York, in a middle-class family, with parents and teachers who inspired his passion for science and entrepreneurship. Len’s high school math teacher encouraged him to submit a project to the 1970 Westinghouse Science Talent Search, helping to launch him on the path to his...
Steven Eastaugh’s 1970 Westinghouse Science Talent Search (STS) class had far fewer female finalists than 2016, which was the first year to have more female than male finalists. “I’m proud this year is the first year there are more women than men [finalists],” said Eastaugh, who was this year’s Science Talent Institute Alumni Speaker on March 10.
Steven, the former health policy advisor...
Society Alumni include:13 Nobel Prize winners2 Fields Medal recipients13 National Medal of Science recipients2 Enrico Fermi Award winners22 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