rtphokie t1_j1nd4j7 wrote

She had the initiative to participate in an organized campaign combing through the data with others in a very organized fashion and continue after finding nothing in two previous campaigns


rtphokie t1_j1nclih wrote

Same with the young man who “discovered” an exoplanet on his third day of a NASA internship.

It’s incredibly cool but really shouldn’t be read as an indicator of knowledge or skill of the discoverer.

Its luck. Right place, right time, right dataset on front on them.

They were able to follow instructions however, something not every 17 year old can do