Big Trouble In The Physics World

from the can't-trust-anyone-any-more dept

Who can you trust these days? CEOs are making up revenue out of thin air, politicians are responding to corporate interests more than their constituents, historians are plagiarizing everywhere. Now, physicists might be making up their “earth-shattering” results. Salon has a fascinating story about the huge controversy going on in the phsycis world where a young physicist that many thought was on the fast track to a Nobel Prize is now being accused of making up his results – and the fallout is quite extensive.

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