German Teen Solves 300-Year-Old Mathematical Riddle Posed By Sir Isaac Newton -- FOX News
DRESDEN, Germany – A German 16-year-old has become the first person to solve a mathematical problem posed by Sir Isaac Newton more than 300 years ago.
Shouryya Ray worked out how to calculate exactly the path of a projectile under gravity and subject to air resistance, The (London) Sunday Times reported.
The Indian-born teen said he solved the problem that had stumped mathematicians for centuries while working on a school project.
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My Comment: 16 years old .... knew calculus at 6. OK .... he has a gift.