Science Fair Season book review

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Science Fair Season book review

Post by tligon » Tue May 10, 2011 6:37 pm

I'm probably posting this in the wrong spot, so if someone with admin rights wants to move it, be my guest.

Last night I was browsing a recent edition of Science News, and found I had an indirect contribution.

The book reviews included a review of a new book called "Science Fair Season: Twelve Kids, a Robot Named Scorch . . . and What It Takes to Win" by Judy Dutton. It includes the following:

"Dutton tells the stories of seven contestants in Intel ISEF 2009, plus five competitors from previous years whose stories have become the stuff of science fair legend.

"Among them are Kelydra Welcker, whose work on chemical contaminants in her West Virginia hometown landed her on an FBI terrorist watch list, and Taylor Wilson, who wheeled into the fair a nuclear fusion reactor he had built in a basement."

Taylor is, of course, a fusioneer and participant at fusor.net.

Darn, these kids make me proud and hopeful.

http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic ... udy_Dutton

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