Thought for the month

“You know," said Arthur, "it's at times like this, when I'm trapped in a Vogon airlock with a man from Betelgeuse, and about to die of asphyxiation in deep space that I really wish I'd listened to what my mother told me when I was young." "Why, what did she tell you?" "I don't know, I didn't listen.” From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams, Author (1952-2001)

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

The price for faking data

A physicist formerly based at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for faking data. He has also been ordered to pay back $3,317,893 to the government.

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