Meet the 12-year-old girl smarter than Einstein and Hawking

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Meet The 12-Year-Old Girl Smarter Than Einstein And Hawking

She beat Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. And even said it was easy.

Lydia Sebastian from Essex, England is 12 years old. She recently took a Mensa IQ test and achieved the maximum possible score of 162.

That's certainly good enough for Mensa membership and puts her in the top 1% of all test-takers.

But Lydia Sebastian's remarkable achievements are nothing new.

The high-scoring prodigy has already read all seven Harry Potter books—three times over. She's been playing violin since she was four years old.

She's also modest, telling reporters, "I gave it my best shot really."

And she finished the test with time to spare.

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University of Cambridge physicist Dr. Stephen W. Hawking is shown in Los Angeles, Calif., in Sept. 1992. Hawking, born in 1942, was diagnosed with amytrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at age 21. Dr. Hawking communicates through his computerized voice synthesizer. (AP Photo/Chris Martinez)
Marilyn vos Savant, who reportedly possesses the world's highest tested IQ, poses with her husband, Dr. Robert Jarvik, inventor of the artificial heart Jarvik-7, at the Guinnes World of Records exhibit at New York's Empire State Building, on March 16, 1988. (AP Photo)
Physicist Alan Guth of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology asks a question during a news conference at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass., Monday, March 17, 2014, after researchers gave a presentation about their new findings on the early expansion of the universe. Scientists say that the universe was born almost 14 billion years ago, exploding into existence in an event called the Big Bang. Now researchers say they’ve spotted evidence that a split-second later, the expansion of the cosmos got a powerful-jump start. Experts called the discovery a major advance if confirmed. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Field medal winner Australian Terence Tao poses for the media before a press conference in Madrid, at the International Congress of Mathematicians, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006. Russian Andrei Okounkov, France's Wendelin Werner and Russian Grigori Perelman also won the Field medal, the world's highest honor in the field of maths, but Perelman refused to receive the award. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR INVISION FOR CHESS CLUB AND SCHOLASTICS CENTER OF ST. LOUIS - World chess legend Garry Kasparov makes a move during a series of rapid and blitz exhibition games called Ultimate Moves held following the 2015 Sinquefield Cup at the Chess Club and Scholastics Center of St. Louis on September 3, 2015, in St. Louis. (Photo by Erin Stubblefield/Invision for Chess Club and Scholastics Center of St. Louis/AP Images)
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