Carbon Capture
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Nishant Lahiri
Corning, New York
2019 Finalist
Alternative Sch for Math & Sci
PO Box 114
Corning, NY 14830-0114
8th grade | 14 years old
Meet Nishant. Nishant developed iCART, a new approach to carbon capture that extracts carbon dioxide from the air and recycles it into natural volcanic rock.
Why did you enter the Young Scientist Challenge?
I entered the challenge because I am very creative and I love to build and innovate, and this competition is one way that I can do that.
What is your favorite invention of the last 100 years, and why?
My favorite invention would have to be the internet. It has shaped our world in many ways, allowing people to be creative and share themselves and their ideas.
In 15 years I hope to be...
I hope to be an entrepreneur with my own business.