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timr 523 days ago | link | parent

If these achievements are anything like the ones that get hyped at things like the Intel science fair, there's probably a lot more mainstream science than is getting credit.

Behind nearly every 14-year-old "genius" stands a supportive expert who made the work possible, but doesn't get the press. The media is credulous when it comes to stories of youthful precocity.

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