Jacob Barnett is an American #mathematician and child #prodigy. At 8 years old, Jacob began sneaking into the back of college lectures at #IUPUI. After being diagnosed with autism since the age of two and placed in his school’s special ed. program, Jacob’s teachers and doctors were astonished to learn he was able to teach calculus to college students. Read more - http://wp.me/p1wLoy-9E6
Meet the extraordinary Jacob Barnett. As a child Jacob was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and specialists thought Jacob would be incapable of speaking and reading however he was later discovered an IQ higher than Einstein. At 15 the extraordinary teenager is now taking his Master’s Degree in Physics at Waterloo's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. “In order to succeed, you have to look at it on your own unique perspective” Jacob Barnett…
Autistic boy,12, with higher IQ than Einstein develops his own theory of relativity. A 12-year-old child prodigy has astounded university professors after grappling with some of the most advanced concepts in mathematics. Jacob Barnett has an IQ of 170 - higher than Albert Einstein - and is now so far advanced in his Indiana university studies that professors are lining him up for a PHD research role.
Autistic teenager tipped for Nobel Prize. A teenager who was diagnosed with autism and told he would never be able to read has been tipped as a future Nobel prize winner. Jacob Barnett, 14, who was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism at two years old, is now studying for a Master's degree in quantum physics.