How I Owned Two Patents: Before I was Old Enough to Vote

Thornton, Carolyn
March 2001
SWE Magazine;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p44
The article discusses the author's experience of being a young inventor who created two inventions at age 20. She was just in high school when she applied for these patents after joining a science competition. She recounts her awards and achievements in joining several international science and engineering fairs. This young inventor asserts that her experiences resulted from the notion that brilliant ideas are worth encouraging in spite of young age. INSET: EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.


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