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Offline Rapunzel

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Taylor Wilson: Nuclear scientist
« on: June 15, 2013, 12:27:21 AM »

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Re: Taylor Wilson: Nuclear scientist
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2013, 12:32:18 AM »
I just watched a story on him on 30-Rock........ what an amazing kid.  His parents moved to Reno because he was enrolled in a special school for the gifted on the campus of the university in Reno... before that when he was 8 he was trying to build a nuclear reactor in his parents garage... when he got to Reno a professor took him under his wing and allowed him to build in his laboratory.  The professor said he is possibly he most brilliant person he has ever met, he is already working on a form of clean nuclear energy and has his plan all worked out....  I was in awe just watching this segment on him..... WOW........  parents are totally down-to-earth nothing special people yet Taylor and his younger brother are both brilliant,... but Taylor is almost completely self-taught in this regard and is already starting his own company  - at 14.

Here is is website:

http://www.sciradioactive.com/Taylors_Nuke_Site/Welcome.html

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Re: Taylor Wilson: Nuclear scientist
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2013, 10:21:10 PM »
He created "fusion"?  If that's the case, then he's on a much more select list, and the rest of the list only achieved fusion - as opposed to fission - using thermonuclear gadgets (aka, H-bombs).

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Re: Taylor Wilson: Nuclear scientist
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2013, 10:59:13 PM »
He created "fusion"?  If that's the case, then he's on a much more select list, and the rest of the list only achieved fusion - as opposed to fission - using thermonuclear gadgets (aka, H-bombs).

The kid is amazing, his parents said they don't know where he came from ~LOL~ he has been like this from the time he could walk and talk...... when he told his professor in Reno he was building a nuclear reactor in his parents garage he suggested perhaps it would be better to do that at the school instead and just gave him a spot to work........   even his professors can't keep up with this kids mind, he said this is the kind of student you pray for and never get.......

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Re: Taylor Wilson: Nuclear scientist
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2013, 11:43:55 PM »
The kid is amazing, his parents said they don't know where he came from ~LOL~ he has been like this from the time he could walk and talk...... when he told his professor in Reno he was building a nuclear reactor in his parents garage he suggested perhaps it would be better to do that at the school instead and just gave him a spot to work........   even his professors can't keep up with this kids mind, he said this is the kind of student you pray for and never get.......

True enough, but he created fission, not fusion.

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Re: Taylor Wilson: Nuclear scientist
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2013, 11:59:27 PM »
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120749/

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lodj3ZT4tOU" target="_blank" class="aeva_link bbc_link new_win">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lodj3ZT4tOU</a>
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