World / Sundar Pichai applauds woman who scored 0 in quantum physics exam

Hindustan Times : Nov 22, 2019, 04:07 PM

Google chief Sundar Pichai recently took to Twitter to retweet a post shared by an astrophysics student on the micro-blogging site and for all the right reasons. Sarafina Nance’s tweet has created quite a stir online because of an inspiration story it details.

On November 21, Nance tweeted how four years ago she scored zero in her quantum physics exam. Following which, she wanted to “quit physics” and change her major.

The next few lines reveal, instead of quitting she carried on and her hard work eventually paid off. Now, she is “in a top tier astrophysics Ph.D program” and has published two papers.

Finally, the tweet ends with a motivational advice which has struck chords with many.

Since being shared just a day back, the tweet has piqued people’s interests. It’s clear from over 57,000 likes and close to 10,000 retweets the post has garnered till now – and the numbers are increasing.

While some were motivated, others applauded the woman for her persistence. In short, it impressed many – including Google chief Sundar Pichai.

In just five words he expressed his reaction on this inspiring post. To which, the women also replied.