Asteroid to be named after two Penang schoolboys


Making their mark: Cheng (left) and Tham with their First Award badges after winning the Chemistry category of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2019 in the United States.

GEORGE TOWN: There’s Halley’s Comet and the dwarf planet Ceres and soon, two 16-year-old boys from a school in Penang will have their names among the celestial bodies.

An asteroid will be named after the students who emerged champion in the Chemistry category of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2019 (Intel ISEF) in the United States.

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