Observatory Director and Robotics Team Coach Helps Students Apply for Patent

The Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Radioactive Robotics team created a handicap accessible door-opening mechanism to be used for opening long-handled doors like those at the Green Bank Observatory. Read the full story in the Pocahontas Times.

The team, above, from left: coach Karen O’Neil, Florian Baudler, Willie O’Ganian, Duncan Sizemore, Tristan Sizemore and coach Paul Marganian. Not pictured: team mentor Max O’Ganian. Photo courtesy of Paul Marganian.