Tuesday, December 07, 2004

ENVIRONMENTAL WATCH: Gyroscope Turns Into $100,000 College Scholarship For CA Teen

A California teen who invented a device that converts ocean wave energy into electricity, won a $100,000 college scholarship, from the Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science and Technology.

Aaron Goldin, a high school senior from Encinitas, CA created a gyroscope that extracts power from ocean waves. Goldin first developed prototypes parts from various household appliances, a tape recorder and an answering machine.



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