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17-Year-Old Boy Discovers a New Planet on His Third Day of Internship at NASA

17-Year-Old Boy Discovers a New Planet on His Third Day of Internship at NASA

A summer internship for a 17-year-old high school boy from New York turned out to be a remarkable discovery, that has gone to make headlines worldwide.

Wolf Cukier of Scarsdale was doing his internship at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Centre in Greenbelt, Maryland, where he discovered a new planet that reloves around two stars.

As per reports, Wolf was working for NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess) programme, which for the first time discovered a planetary system with two stars.Wolf went on to co-author a journal along with the other scientists from different US universities based on his discovery in the month of June.

The work eventually went on to be featured at a panel at the 235th American Astronomical Society meeting in Honolulu, this week.As reported by The Washington Post, Wolf was placed under the guidance of research scientist Veselin Kostov, who admitted to have never had a high school intern before.

Source – News18

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