Eight-year-old physics genius enters university

From: Michael Anissimov (anissimov@intelligence.org)
Date: Sun Nov 06 2005 - 07:39:21 MST

Recently seen on Slashdot:

Eight-year-old physics genius enters university


"He set a record by completing elementary, junior-high and high school
curricula in just nine months - a progression that normally takes
Koreans 12 years - before being admitted to university.

With no school record to rely on for screening Yoo-geun's
qualifications, the university tested him through an interview in
October. He surprised professors by explaining the Schroedinger
equation, which is of central importance to the theory of quantum

How much longer will it be before he starts making concrete
contributions to science, I wonder?

Michael Anissimov                               http://intelligence.org/
Advocacy Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence 

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