Nicole took part in ‘Asteroid Hunt’, a program of the US space agency NASA and the International Astronomical Search Collaboration.
Seven-year-old Nicole with her parents. IASC
World Youngest Astronomer Nicole Oliveira: It may be difficult to believe once after reading this news, but it is true. A seven-year-old girl, while rocking the world of space, found 7 asteroids moving towards the earth. This girl named Nicole Oliveira of Brazil has been awarded the title of World’s Youngest Astronomer.
If ever a new asteroid is detected, then people’s attention definitely goes towards it. Especially about the one who found it. Usually, we expect to detect such movement in the world of the universe only from an experienced person. But this time it has been amazing. A seven-year-old girl has found more than half a dozen asteroids.
great at a young age
Nicole took part in ‘Asteroid Hunt’, a program of the US space agency NASA and the International Astronomical Search Collaboration. At that time she was only two years old. But at such a young age, his interest in the mysterious world of the universe increased. At first she used to play with starry toys, but later became interested in the real starry world. The result of this is that now this girl has done this amazing thing. Nicole recently had the opportunity to speak at a seminar of the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology. Not only this, she also gives lectures in her schools.
what are asteroids
The International Astronomical Search Collaboration often organizes events in such a way that the general public, especially students, is encouraged to search for asteroids. Recently, the students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya together found at least 16 asteroids. These asteroids are actually rocks that revolve around the Sun just like a planet. Although their size is quite small. Sometimes there is a danger of these rocks colliding with the earth.
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