The Boy Who Played With Fusion Book Review

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One book that has influenced me is called“The Boy Who Played With Fusion” by Tom Clynes. This book documents the journey of the 14 year old nuclear physicist Taylor Wilson from his birth to the completion of his nuclear fusion reactor (which named him the youngest person to ever accomplish the feat until Jamie Edwards who built a reactor at the age of 13). It also ties in research articles related to educational and developmental psychology. It aims to find the right method to teach and develop child geniuses and offer advice to parents of gifted children. This book made me aware of the ineffectiveness of the current school system with students who show extreme interest in a particular topic. This is true of most public schools that are
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