Romanian Achievements and Records: Part 9
66. The largest flag ever made was a Romanian national flag.
It was an initiative of the Romanian television channel Antena 3.
Romania was a world power in the petroleum industry due to her well trained people in this field, but also because of the large natural resources. Hitler himself admitted during the World War 2: “Without Romania’s petroleum I would have never attacked the USSR”. (source)
Constantin Brancusi: Shifting the Bases of Art by Anna C. Chave, a book published in 1993 by Yale University Press, confirms this (see source #4). Yale University Press is a university press associated with Yale University, one of the most prestigious and selective universities in the world. Brancusi is, undoubtedly, such a moment of awareness of modern art, which focuses the meaning of an entire era of creative spirit evolution.
70. The Romanian student Ionuţ Budişteanu became in 2013 the first European to win the Gordon E. Moore Award at Intel ISEF in the last 20 years. (sources 1, 2, 3) He invented an autonomous car technology or – more concrete – the cheapest self-driving car in the world.
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is world’s largest high school science research competition, with this year’s event seeing around 1,600 high school students selected from 433 affiliate fairs held in more than 70 countries, regions and territories. The Gordon E. Moore Award is its most prestigious award.