Kim Ung-Yong life and biography

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Kim Ung-Yong biography

Date of birth : 1963-03-07
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Korea
Nationality : Korean
Category : Famous Figures
Last modified : 2010-10-01
Credited as : Physicist and engineer, World Highest IQ, Guiness Book of Records

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Kim Ung-Yong (born March 7, 1963) is a Korean child prodigy. Kim was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records under "Highest IQ"; the book estimated the boy's score at about 210.

Shortly after birth, Kim began to display extraordinary intellectual ability. He began speaking at 4 months, could converse fluently by 6 months, and was able to read Japanese, Korean, German, and English by his second birthday. At the age of 4 he solved a calculus problem on Japanese television. Even in early childhood, he began to write poetry and was an amazing painter.

Kim was a guest student of physics at Hanyang University auditing courses from the age of 4 until he was 7. At the age of 7 he was invited to the United States by NASA. He finished his university studies, eventually getting a Ph.D. in physics at Colorado State University. In 1974, during his university studies, he began his research work at NASA and continued this work until his return to Korea in 1978.

He went on to become a prominent scholar and has published at least 690 papers.

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