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Sigma_Orionis
2005-May-06, 12:34 AM
Ok, I finally found it so now I can make a few questions.

About three years two French TV presenters (two brothers by the name of Grichka and Igor Bogdanov) presented and managed to publish a paper on string physics (and got their PhDs in the process). It seems that this paper was a hoax that somehow got through the peer review process. Since I don't know a thing about string physics I would like to know the opinion of someone more knowledgeable in the subject

Here (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2002/11/01/physics_hoaxers_discover_quantum_bogosity/) is a link about it.

A Thousand Pardons
2005-May-06, 12:42 PM
LOL! pataphysics!

Sam5
2005-May-06, 12:53 PM
These guys must be from Patagonia.