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Technology Breakthroughs

01Jan 21
Meet Gitanjali Rao—TIME’s first-ever Kid of the Year

Meet Gitanjali Rao—TIME’s first-ever Kid of the Year

At age 15, Gitanjali Rao isn’t your typical scientist. The brilliant teen was selected as TIME’s Kid of the Year from more than 5,000 kids, ages 8 to 16. Her inventions can sense lead in water, detect early opioid addiction, and identify cyber bullying. Rao hopes to inspire other young people to solve world problems.…

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Young readers are fascinated by technological innovation, and the series Technology Breakthroughs explores key advances that have shaped history and society. Each book features 12 of the most influential technology breakthroughs in a particular arena, covering the major players in each breakthrough, its main turning points, and how it changed the way we live. This informative series offers a fresh perspective on life-changing technological advancements throughout history and today.

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