Michio Kaku: All Kids Are Born Geniuses, But Are Crushed By Society Itself

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Michio Kaku is a futurist, popularizer of science, and theoretical physicist, as well as a bestselling author and the host of two radio programs. He is the co-founder of string field theory (a branch of string theory), and continues Einstein’s search to unite the four fundamental forces of nature into one unified theory. He holds the Henry Semat Chair and Professorship in theoretical physics and a joint appointment at City College of New York and the Graduate Center of C.U.N.Y. He is also a visiting professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and is a Fellow of the American Physical Society.

In this interview with theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, he tells a story about a heartbreaking question his daughter asked. According to Michio, all children are born geniuses until society crushes their scientific spirit.

For the full Interview go to:http://bigthink.com/videos/big-think-interview-with-michio-kaku

For more information: http://mkaku.org/

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