He could have been a household name like Einstein, Newton or Da Vinci had he chosen to apply his skills more productively.
has some of what he wrote on a range of different subjects.
On another note, here is an interesting article of which people like him don't suceed in life
Last edited by siva.eas (2007-11-02 07:55:54)
Fascinating ... so intelligent.
But his life helped start the "burn-out" myth.
Lewis Terman, who studied gifted children "... found that gifted children did not fit the existing stereotypes often associated with them: they were not weak and sickly social misfits, but in fact were generally taller, in better health, better developed physically, and better adapted socially than other children." (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_Terman)
"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman
Excellent post! Nice and useful link!
Most of the world is unaware of child prodigies!
Character is who you are when no one is looking.