About Elif

About Elif

“‘Genius,’ Thomas Edison famously said, “is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.” He would have found a kindred spirit in Elif Bilgin, 16, of Istanbul, winner of the 2013 Science in Action Award, part of the third annual Google Science Fair. “
-Mariette DiCristina, Editor-in-Chief of Scientific American. (See original post here.)

Born in 1997, Elif Bilgin is a young scientist originally from Istanbul, Turkey.