Watch out for this kid. He’s going to grow up to do amazing things.
It’s a tragedy that — turned off by boring high school teachers, mad-scientist movie stereotypes, resistance from religious fundamentalists, and generally ignorant cultural attitudes — so many people have forgotten what’s still fresh in this boy’s mind: Science Is COOL.
So how do we fan that spark, and keep that boundless curiosity going? Here’s the kid’s idol, “Grasse Tyson,” with some excellent parenting advice: