Wikipedia’s norms and to be inclusive of all essential details. He is notable for his 1920 book The Animate and the Inanimate in which he postulates the existence of dark matter, entropy and the origin of life in the context of thermodynamics. IQ testing that Sidis actually took have been lost smartest book in the world pdf history. 11 and, as an adult, was claimed to be conversant in over 40 languages and dialects.
It was later acknowledged, however, that some of the claims made were exaggerations, with a researcher stating “I have been researching the veracity of primary sources of various subjects for about twenty-eight years, and never before have I found a topic so satiated with lies, myths, half-truths, exaggerations, and other forms of misinformation as is in the history behind William Sidis”. 1887 to escape political persecution. William would become one at a young age. Harvard at the time and knew Sidis later stated in his book Ex-Prodigy: “The talk would have done credit to a first or second-year graduate student of any agetalk represented the triumph of the unaided efforts of a very brilliant child.
His method of thinking is real intellect. He doesn’t cram his head with facts. Further stating that Sidis would become the leading mathematician and a leader in that science in future. June 18, 1914, at age 16. Shortly after graduation, he told reporters that he wanted to live the perfect life, which to him meant living in seclusion.