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Physics Honor to Indian-orgin boy

download (7)A 15-year-old Indian-origin schoolboy in the UK has been awarded the Institute of Physics Prize for conducting an experiment that verified an effect of Albert Einstein’s theory of special relativity.
Pratap Singh, a student at The Perse School, Cambridge, has won the 500 pounds Institute of Physics (IOP) prize at the Big Bang Fair held at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham in March.A Cambridge teenager is following in Einstein’s footsteps after an investigation into special relativity created in a school science lab scooped him a major physics prize.
Fifteen-year-old Pratap Singh, a student at The Perse School, has won £500 for his efforts and will now see an article he wrote about his experiment published in an international journal.He said: “I have always been very interested in physics and so when it came to the time for my research project – a year-long opportunity we get at our school to study any topic of our choosing – I of course wanted to do something in physics.
“I am especially happy that over the course of this project I was able to bring together the theory, create a mathematical model, and using just school physics lab equipment, build an apparatus to observe relativistic time dilation.”A Cambridge teenager is following in Einstein’s footsteps after an investigation into special relativity created in a school science lab scooped him a major physics prize.
Fifteen-year-old Pratap Singh, a student at The Perse School, has won £500 for his efforts and will now see an article he wrote about his experiment published in an international journal.He said: “I have always been very interested in physics and so when it came to the time for my research project – a year-long opportunity we get at our school to study any topic of our choosing – I of course wanted to do something in physics.
“I am especially happy that over the course of this project I was able to bring together the theory, create a mathematical model, and using just school physics lab equipment, build an apparatus to observe relativistic time dilation.”An article that Singh wrote about his experiment will be published in Physics Education, a journal published by the IOP.”He demonstrated remarkable creativity in his approach to the problem, bringing together theory grounded in robust science with practical ingenuity,” said Johanna Kieniewicz, the IOP’s head of outreach and engagement and one of the judges.