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[SE] 17-Year-Old Wins Intel's $100K Science Prize.

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http://www.ispyce.com/2011/03/17-yea...k-science.html
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He is the first Bay Area student to win what is considered the high school equivalent of a Nobel Prize and the sixth from California since the contest started in 1942. He appears to be the first homeschooled winner as well, according to organizers. Evan, 17, beat out 39 other Intel Science Talent Search finalists from across the country with a mathematics entry summarized as "Continued Fraction Convergents and Linear fractional transformations."
Woah, I didn't know it was that big of a deal

I'm pretty jealous, when I was 17 I was struggling with how pizza makers got cheese INSIDE the crust.

Still astounds me.
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Wow, awesome. Good for him, may even get him a job at Intel.
    
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when I was 17 I was struggling with how pizza makers got cheese INSIDE the crust.
Nice article.
Anyway, he can buy new rig now.
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maybe some nerdy fat girl will now talk to him
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I'm pretty jealous, when I was 17 I was struggling with how pizza makers got cheese INSIDE the crust.
Lol, I am you.

@topic, 100K!, Thats a huge amount. Congrats to him.
    
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Not many jocks there I fear
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maybe some nerdy fat girl will now talk to him
Jealousy isn't a pretty color on you sir
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Jealousy isn't a pretty color on you sir
Ha!

Damn, I am jealous! This guy has got to be pimpin fat chicks left and right!
     
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Dude looks like McLovin'
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