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Wow, for 12 years old he's incredibly smart.

Watched a few of his videos, some of the stuff he says is pretty dumbed down/simplified versions of reality, and also some things he says are just wrong (like he gives a universal Schwarzschild radius for a black hole in one of his videos), and just does Wein's law backwards to find the CMB in another and draws conclusions from it (duh...).

I don't see any videos where he's discussing/disproving Einstein's theories, but I imagine they're similarly unsubstantiated as some of his other conclusions. However, it's always interesting to see a child's point of view on some of the physics problems around - they often have an abstract way of looking at things that can make you think.

Regardless of the above, it's still a massive achievement to be able to understand some of the mathematics at that level, and to semi-understand the physics behind some phenomena he mentions is very impressive. For a 12 year old, I expect great things from him in the future (I doubt he will reinvent any of Einstein's theories, but he will certainly be a valuable member of the scientific community!).

When I was 12 all I did was play with Lego and run around...
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Yeah, but does he understand how girls think? I doubt it...
    
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Originally Posted by Epitope View Post
Yeah, but does he understand how girls think? I doubt it...
Who would want to?... Women is were its at!

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No sane man wants to understand how women think
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Yeah, but does he understand how girls think? I doubt it...
No man understands how women think
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He will. “Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.” Nikola Tesla.
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I'm glad that wasn't me when I was 12 years old, Physics sounds extremely tedious and boring.
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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!
For the most part intelligence is predetermined genetically like height or eye color. Forest Gump could never learn "how to harness the true power our mind" as you say.
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I dropped out of my algebra class in college because I was like this the whole time o_O
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No man understands how women think
yeeaah buddy
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For the most part intelligence is predetermined genetically like height or eye color. Forest Gump could never learn "how to harness the true power our mind" as you say.
Re-watch Forrest Gump you'll see that his grasp on life is far beyond what most people can ever achieve threw math, literature, physics, etc...
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