People think this 23-year-old PHD candidate could be the next Einstein

Jessica Brown@Jessica_E_Brown
Wednesday 08 March 2017 13:45
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When Sabrina Pasterski first walked into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Mit) she was only 14 years old, and had already built her own aeroplane at the age of 12.... Which she later flew solo.

In her 14 years of education, Pasterski, whose nickname is "the new Eistein," never once had a single day off school.

Now, at 23-years-old, she's a Mit graduate (graduating with the highest possible score) and Harvard PhD candidate, and she's exploring some of the most mind-boggling issues in the world of physics.

Website OZY reports that Pasterski is looking at quantum gravity, black holes and space time.

She’s written papers on flat space amplitudes and conformal symmetry of the celestial sphere, and Low’s subleading soft theorem as a symmetry of QED.

Even reading that is enough to give you a headache.

And if that wasn't impressive enough, her work has been cited in a paper co-authored by Stephen Hawking.

A mere year older than the legal drinking age, Pasterski has already caught the attention of Nasa, the founder of Amazon, and the manufacturer Blue Origin.

Here’s Pasterski’s website, Physics Girl, which she updates with her recent research. Prepare to be amazed.

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