'Mop' Lays Down 18-Mile Solar System

Contributed by Mr. H on Nov 07, 2006 - 03:25 PM

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DSC03072.thumb.jpg "Where’s the sun when you need it?" joked planetarium specialist William Mitchell. "It’s right there!" Jacob said, shaking the long, curly blond locks that earned him the nickname "Mop" among his classmates as his dad finished installing the sign. Mitchell checked Jacob’s math over the summer and helped guide the family through the process. "We’ve had kids do science fair-type projects before, but nothing in the community like this. Nothing that has a presence in the community," he said. [Midland Daily News]

Fourteen-year-old Jacob Larsen so loved the universe, he brought it down to earth. [2]
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