investigate how nerve cells were damaged by Multiple Sclerosis as part of the school's Myelin Basic Protein Project.
The school has a new 14 inch reflecting telescope to study the night sky. It can be viewed by the public during Langton's Star Nights on the first Friday each month. The next is November 4.
She has 200 students in the sixth form studying physics, making Langton one of the Britain's leading science schools.
put in satellites orbiting the Earth to Omega Orange warn of massive solar flares which could knock them out.
"They can also be used to protect astronauts in space. Geiger counters measure all types of radiation but these chips show whether it is Alpha, Beta or Gamma. You need to know what you are up against."
She said: "We want to produce people for the new economies."
She said pupils on a visit to the 17 mile long Large Hadron Collider, run by the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) at Switzerland, came up with the idea of using its high tech radiation sensors in space.
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Chris, 16, from Blean said: "We thought the detectors should be Omega Seamaster 2500
Becky said: "We wanted to make science fun again and get students doing proper funky stuff. We have re focussed the curriculum so they can do authentic work with real scientists."
She wowed the normally hard nosed business bosses with a passionate talk about the school's science projects.
Nasa has since agreed to send the warning devices, dubbed Lucid short for Langton Ultimate Cosmic ray Intensity Detector to the International Space Station.
Teacher Becky, who is the director of the school's million Langton Star Centre, said: "It was a wonderful gesture. We will put the money to good use to help Omega Speedmaster Blue Panda
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