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University of Maryland physics professor featured in national TurboTax commercial

University of Maryland physics professor featured in national TurboTax commercial

Update: Jan. 12: This article has been updated with comments from Dr. S. James Gates Jr.

Who should know that doing your taxes can be so easy?

University of Maryland professor and theoretical physicist Dr. S. James Gates Jr., that's who. At least that’s what we see in a national TurboTax commercial.

A part of a comical ad campaign proving that "It doesn't take a genius to do your taxes," the series of commercials feature Gates, 65, and other notable physicists, including George Smoot and Michio Kaku, helping out average Joes with their taxes....

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