Smarter than Einstein… a 12 year old?

Jacob Barnett who resides in Hamilton County, Ind. is working towards expanding Einstein’s Theory of Relativity at the age of only 12.  Jacob, who taught himself calculus, algebra, and geometry in only 2 weeks holds an IQ of 170.  At the age of 8, Jacob left high school and began attending college-level advanced astrophysics classes where he regularly tutors his fellow classmates.  Jacob was diagnosed with Asperger’s at a young age.

Here are a few articles on Jacob as well as a video where he teaches the viewer calculus 2.



USA Today

*The last video of Jacob Barnett teaching some calculus 2 was removed, so here is another video of Jacob on Glen Beck-


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