ESP Biography



ROBERT KNIGHTON, Senior studying physics but also likes stuff.




Major: Physics

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

My name is Bob Knighton, and I am a senior studying physics. My interests lie in the intersection of gravity, quantum mechanics, and human language.



Past Classes

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Beginning Esperanto in Splash 2015 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2015)
Since it was so popular last year, Esperanto is returning to Splash! Come learn the world's most popular constructed language! Esperanto was invented in the late 19th century as a means of easy international communication, yet it still persists today among certain groups. Come see what all the fuss is about!


The World's Most Famous Useless Language (AKA Esperanto 101) in Splash 2014 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2014)
Esperanto is an auxiliary language invented purely to be easy (also for world peace and stuff). Due to the language's ease and simple grammar, students will be able to hold basic conversations and express themselves using the world's most famous made-up language after minimal practice and a two hour class.