- 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.
A fusor is a device that uses an electric field to heat ions to nuclear fusion conditions.
The machine induces a voltage between two metal cages, inside a vacuum.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng 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.
In other news, a Nigerian man identified as Dr Dein Braide has narrated how he helped an Uber driver who bashed his car on Thursday, June 25.
The man with the Twitter handle @alabo_braide took to the social media platform to narrate the experience which he said humbled him.
He said he was unaware that the driver was driving one-way and before he realised it, the driver ripped off part of his car bumper.
Dr Braide said his mechanic came to the scene to assess the damage and said it would cost 105,000 naira to fix the car.
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