The Resource On fact and fraud : cautionary tales from the front lines of science, David Goodstein, (electronic resource)

On fact and fraud : cautionary tales from the front lines of science, David Goodstein, (electronic resource)

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On fact and fraud : cautionary tales from the front lines of science
Title
On fact and fraud
Title remainder
cautionary tales from the front lines of science
Statement of responsibility
David Goodstein
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Fraud in science is not as easy to identify as one might think. When accusations of scientific misconduct occur, truth can often be elusive, and the cause of a scientist's ethical misstep isn't always clear. On Fact and Fraud looks at actual cases in which fraud was committed or alleged, explaining what constitutes scientific misconduct and what doesn't, and providing readers with the ethical foundations needed to discern and avoid fraud wherever it may arise. In David Goodstein's varied experience--as a physicist and educator, and as vice provost at Caltech, a job in which he
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1939-
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Goodstein, David L.
Dewey number
500
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
Q175.37
LC item number
.G66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Fraud in science
  • Research
Label
On fact and fraud : cautionary tales from the front lines of science, David Goodstein, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Setting the stage -- In the matter of Robert Andrews Millikan -- Bad news in biology -- Codifying misconduct : evolving approaches in the 1990s -- The cold fusion chronicles -- Fraud in physics -- The breakthrough that wasn't too good to be true -- What have we learned?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (185 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612608254
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)2550000000012697
  • (EBL)537673
  • (OCoLC)638860580
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  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000424476
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC537673
  • (OCoLC)642205439
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse43087
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000012697
Label
On fact and fraud : cautionary tales from the front lines of science, David Goodstein, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Setting the stage -- In the matter of Robert Andrews Millikan -- Bad news in biology -- Codifying misconduct : evolving approaches in the 1990s -- The cold fusion chronicles -- Fraud in physics -- The breakthrough that wasn't too good to be true -- What have we learned?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (185 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612608254
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000012697
  • (EBL)537673
  • (OCoLC)638860580
  • (SSID)ssj0000424476
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11267419
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000424476
  • (PQKBWorkID)10474205
  • (PQKB)10370023
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC537673
  • (OCoLC)642205439
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse43087
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000012697

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