[This post originally appeared in May 2014 on Robert Paul Weston's blog. We liked it, and he kindly offered to share it. - The Sci/Why Gang.]
|The Lagoon Nebula. |
Photo credit: "ESO/VPHAS+ team" (http://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1403a/)
Now, far be it from me to accuse a highly decorated theoretical physicist of scientific plagiarism, but I had to wonder…has this guy read my book?
|Enchantium Gas, the square root of -1|
on the periodic table of elements.
A discovery I made way back in 2008.
Photo credit: Robert Paul Weston/Penguin USA
This was way back in 2008. This guy Tegmark—if that’s his real name—is waaay behind the times. Seriously, physicists, chemists, people of science: Do try to keep up.
Robert Paul Weston grew up in Ontario but now lives in England. He writes fiction that sometimes veers toward fact.