Google rewards budding scientists

Google renews its commitment to enhance projects of budding scientists. ' Change the World ' is the motto of the Google Science Fair 2014, aimed at students between 13 and 18. They are invited to send ideas to the colossus Mountain View. The Partners are Virgin Galactic , Scientific American , Lego Education and National Geographic. Last year the winner was “the drug against all the influences” presented by a 17 year old boy. Among the finalists  there were also some Italian students.


Applications must be submitted by May 12 .


Winners will be announced on 22 September in Mountain View. The winner of the first prize will be joining the team at Virgin Galactic Space Station in New Mexico , he will go on a ten day trip to the Galapagos Islands by the National Geographic Endeavour ship and he will have a digital subscription to the Scientific American magazine for his own school . The winners of each age bracket , can choose either to take a tour at the Lego factory in Billund, Denmark , or to visit the offices of Google and National Geographic.


This year there will be some new awards: Computer Science Award for the project that will be “outstanding” in the field of computer science, and Local Award Winners for those who will try to solve an important problem in a given territory.