Budding Aerospace Engineer Wins Intel Science Competition

Science has never been my strength (that kid on the TV sitcom who blows everything up in the lab? That was me). But whatever I lack in scientific ability I apparently make up for in intuition.

One of the young scientists we featured here earlier today, Erika Debenedictis, just won Intel’s Science Talent Search 2010. Her project, "Traveling the Interplanetary Superhighway: An Autonomous Spacecraft Navigation System,” was selected as the top project among the 40 finalists (she beat out more than a thousand total entries).

Congratulations to Erika.

(As for me, I'm going to start playing the lottery).

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