NewsBREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR

Breakdown of the Year: Physics Fraud

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Science  20 Dec 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5602, pp. 2303
DOI: 10.1126/science.298.5602.2303

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Summary

The past year witnessed more than just high points. The physics community suffered two stunning setbacks when separate investigations concluded that a physicist at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey, and another at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California committed fraud.