16-year-old becomes 1st black student to build a nuclear energy fusor

16-year-old becomes 1st black student to build a nuclear energy fusor

- A Nigerian teenager identified as Steven Udotong is on his way to becoming the first black student to build a nuclear energy fusor

- Sixteen-year-old Udotong hopes to inspire a cleaner and more environmentally-friendly future for all through his invention

- The teenager is a high school junior in Southern New Jersey, United States

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Steven Udotong is a 16-year-old Nigerian who is on his way to becoming the first black student to build a nuclear energy fusor.

The teenager, who is a high school junior in Southern New Jersey, United States, hopes to inspire a cleaner and more environmentally-friendly future for all through his invention.

Briefly.co.zab learned that a fusor is a device that uses an electric field to heat ions to nuclear fusion conditions.

16-year-old Nigerian to become first black student to build a nuclear energy fusor

Steven Udotong. Photo credit: @insideschoolngr/Twitter
Source: UGC

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The machine induces a voltage between two metal cages, inside a vacuum.

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported about another 16-year-old Nigerian identified as Oyebola Ajayi-Bembe who bagged presidential scholarship into 20 notable universities in the United States.

The disclosure was made during a high school graduation ceremony held recently in New Jersey.

The teenager described her success as a product of hard work, dedication, focus and steadfastness.

Oyebola was the only female in the selected category who took the second position after a Chinese.

She was offered admission on a scholarship basis into Teacher’s College of New Jersey, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Norwich University, Bloomfield College, St. Benedict College, MonteClaire State University, New Jersey City University and 13 other universities in the US.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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