Purdue physicist found guilty of misconduct

Saturday, July 19, 2008 - 00:56 in Physics & Chemistry

Researcher Rusi P. Taleyarkhan, who says he produced tabletop fusion, falsely claimed that his findings had been independently replicated, a university panel finds. A Purdue University physicist who claimed to have demonstrated a tabletop fusion process that could revolutionize energy production is guilty of research misconduct in asserting that his findings were independently reproduced, a university committee said Friday.

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