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03/29/2011 06:35 AM ID: 88522 Permalink   

Genius 12-Year-Old Expands on Einstein

 

Jacob Barnett, of Indiana, is a fairly normal 12 --old boy - except that he has an IQ of 170 and enjoys activities like teaching himself physics and calculus, and expanding Einstein´s theory of relativity.

Jacob was diagnosed with aspergers syndrome, a mild form of autism, at a young age. His parents, initially concerned, realized that he actually was hiding an incredible gift. Teaching himself advanced subjects, Jacob graduated high school at age 8.

As a university student now, Jacob helps fellow classmates with physics as he prepares to move on to a PhD program. He often has restless nights as numbers run through is mind, but it only helps him to work on some of the hardest math problems known.

 
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I used to have that problem....I just shoved crayons up my nose and that solved the problem.
 
  by: importfanaticr34   03/29/2011 05:00 PM     
  Haha  
 
Easy there Homer. We have surgical procedures to fix that.
 
  by: Zyste     03/29/2011 05:31 PM     
  It´s a shame  
 
that the article doesn´t have any actual substance about the parts of the theory of relatively that this kid is ´expanding on´.
 
  by: jamesmc   03/30/2011 09:02 AM     
  Wow  
 
Sheldon comes to real life!
 
  by: ssxxxssssss   03/31/2011 12:30 AM     
 
 
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