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This Teenager Won $400k for Explaining Einstein [VIDEO]

Ryan Chester, an 18 year old science enthusiast recently won $400,000 for creating a video that explains Einstein's theory of Special Relativity.

He made the video for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge, which awards prizes to teenagers who create videos to explain challenging theories in mathematics, life sciences, or physics. The prize is split between $250k in a scholarship for his college education, $50k for his science teacher, and $100k to build a new lab at his school. He wrote, filmed, and edited the whole video, plus created visual effects and graphics. The video does a brilliant job explaining Special Relativity in a way that nearly anyone should be able to understand. Check it out below.

Source: Motherboard, IFLS

Image: http://www.onllogy.com/2014/12/einstein-special-th...

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