Sad news for Montagnier fans. Speculation had been rife that Nobel medicine prize 2008 is about to announce his retirement from all public activities, at age 88, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 25/11/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being a scientist isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a scientist just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Tuesday evening, #ThankYouLuc was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“Luc Montagnier was unlike any other scientist we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouLuc”
— @universalObserver, 24 Nov 2020
“Didn't Luc Montagnier retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 24 Nov 2020
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