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

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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
Creator
Subject
Language
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, & the cause of a scientist's ethical misstep isn't always clear. This book looks at actual cases in which fraud was committed or alleged, explaining what constitutes scientific misconduct & what doesn't
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goodstein, David L.
Dewey number
500
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175.37
LC item number
.G66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fraud in science
  • Research
Label
On fact and fraud : cautionary tales from the front lines of science, David Goodstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 168 pages
Isbn
9780691139661
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009039252
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn456420584
  • (OCoLC)456420584
Label
On fact and fraud : cautionary tales from the front lines of science, David Goodstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 168 pages
Isbn
9780691139661
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009039252
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn456420584
  • (OCoLC)456420584

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