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[Time]12-Year-Old Expands Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Thinks Can Prove It Wrong

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“I'm impressed by his interest in physics and the amount that he has learned so far,†Institute for Advanced Study Professor Scott Tremaine wrote in an email to the family. “The theory that he's working on involves several of the toughest problems in astrophysics and theoretical physics.â€
“Anyone who solves these will be in line for a Nobel Prize,†he added.
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Edited by JMCB - 3/26/11 at 4:19pm
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i dont "think" so
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Kids these days...
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damn this kid is smarter then i am and he is way younger. good for him lol
    
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damn this kid is smarter then i am and he is way younger. good for him lol
You could try to fix that by using proper capitalization and punctuation. =P

(I thought the same).
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It's incredible what the human brain is capable of. Imagine if we all knew how to harness the true power of our minds!
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He should take my math tests.
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Damn. He's not too far away from me. Didn't think this would come out of Indiana. : )

EDIT: And speaking of Calc 2, i just dropped that class. lol
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Cal 2, impressive for a 12 year old. I learned cal 1 and 2 at 17, cal 3 at 18. Partial differentiation and such slightly later. Still managed to have a terrible GPA in Mech Engineering.

Best of luck to this kid.
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I don't know why I bother with school. I get told not to take Foundations of Physics I, because I might not do well, and then there is this kid: "He left high school at the ripe old age of eight and has been attending college-level advanced astrophysics classes ever since..." taking classes that my school does not offer.

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Cal 2, impressive for a 12 year old. I learned cal 1 and 2 at 17, cal 3 at 18. Partial differentiation and such slightly later. Still managed to have a terrible GPA in Mech Engineering.

Best of luck to this kid.
How much was the offer from Purdue University for your achievements?
Edited by stu. - 3/26/11 at 4:43pm
 
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