April 20, 2011

12-Year-Old Rewrites Einstein's Theory of Relativity

A 12-year-old boy by the name of Jacob Barnett is a math genius. Mastering many college level astrophysics courses by the age of 8, he now works on his most ambitious project to date: his own 'expanded version of Einstein's theory of relativity.' According to his parents Jake has trouble sleeping at night as he constantly sees numbers in his head. But far from complaining, Jake has turned the sleepless nights to his advantage - debunking the big bang theory. The next step, according to professor Ross, is for Jake to leave class altogether and take up a paid research role. - Full Article Source

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