GENIUS or INGENIOUS scam – the Afghan physics student

I never contribute money to sob stories, even when family or friends introduce them to me. Instead each month I contribute to three charities, one newspaper, and one politician. That’s all support I feel my modest retirement income allows.

There is one exception: support for an Afghan student studying in the US. I have checked it out in several ways and believe it is not a scam. Among the ways is THIS NYTimes article.

She is reported to be a scientific genius of great virtuosity, an immigrant who might rival Albert Einstein. Her biography so far is at the following link. This includes her current field of study: quantum error correction. This is being done in part at CalTech university with Dr. John Preskill whose lectures and seminars I’ve enjoyed over the years.  The request for contributions to her support and education follows.

Sultana: The Girl Who Refused To Stop Learning
Sultana’s Fight for Education

About Laer Carroll

I am an aerospace software and systems engineer recently retired to become a professional writer. My genres include sci fi and fantasy, young adult, and technical books.
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