Kim Peek was the inspiration for screen writer Barry Morrow's 1988 Oscar-winning movie Rain Man.
The 53 years old Kim is not autistic but developmentally disabled.
He's memorized 9000 books, can predict weather and has been likened to Mozart.
He is expert in at least 15 different subject.
At four and a half he had memorized the first eight volumes of an encyclopedia set.
Born without a corpus callosum, the connecting tissue between the two lobes of the brain, can read two pages of a book at once and he never forgets it.
In 2004, NASA scientists submitted him to a series of tests including computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. They were attempting to create a three-dimensional look at his brain structure. They wanted to compare the images to MRI scans done in 1988.
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