11-year-old with a degree in physics hopes to make humans immortal

A remarkable child prodigy from Ostend, Belgium has made headlines after earning a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Antwerp at the age of 11.

Laurent Simons completed the course in just one year, two years ahead of schedule. Not only did Simons graduate at an incredibly young age, he also earned an impressive 85%, distinguishing himself from other students.

In a report from the Dutch newspaper De Telegraf, Simons stated that his focus is on acquiring knowledge, and that he has set his sights on a rather unique goal: immortality.

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Simons plans to replace as many body parts as possible with mechanical parts, beginning with a deep dive into quantum physics.

Simons’ father, Alexander Simons, claimed that the child prodigy’s prior attendance at Eindhoven University was cut short due to too much media attention, which he felt unfairly criticized his son’s talents. Despite this setback, the young physicist is on track to start his master’s degree program at Antwerp University.

With over 51,000 Instagram followers and a bright future ahead of him, Laurent Simons has the potential to revolutionize our understanding of the universe and deepen our grasp of the world we live in. As he himself says, “it’s all about getting knowledge for me.”