A 16-year-old, homeschooled California boy won a premier high school science competition Monday for his innovative approach to an old math problem that could help in the design of airplane wings.
Michael Viscardi, a senior from San Diego, won a $100,000 college scholarship, the top individual prize in the &to=http://english.pravda.ru/comp/2002/06/11/30159.html' target=_blank>Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science and Technology.
Viscardi tackled a 19th century math problem and his new method of solving it has potential applications in the fields of engineering and physics.
In Bolivia, at least seven people were killed at El Alto State University on Tuesday, March 3. The tragedy took place during a student meeting on the fifth floor of the building