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Date Published: September 27th, 2002
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Bell Labs Superstar Guilty of Fraud

Although there hasn't been a trial of any sort, it appears that solid-state physics prodigy Jan Hendrik Schon is indeed guilty of fraud in many of the dozens of papers he has produced since 1998. It's a sad day for physics, and hopefully it will lead to an overhaul of the peer review process which today resembles something of a rubber stamp for papers published by leaders in their respective fields.

by Christopher Heiser on September 27 09:44
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