Re: Peer review [ was: Re: [asa] Atheist finds God thru Behe's books....]

From: Rich Blinne <>
Date: Sat Oct 17 2009 - 17:24:16 EDT

On Oct 17, 2009, at 12:15 PM, Dave Wallace <>

> Rich Blinne wrote:
>> I gave of Randy's lab exposing Schoen's fraud in nanotechnology
>> because IBM couldn't replicate Bell Lab's results which turned out
>> to be doctored. Same with Pond and Fleischmann's cold fusion fiasco.
> Rich
> Are you saying that the cold fusion report data was simply made up
> by the researchers? Complete fabrication of false numbers seems
> close to unthinkable. After all someone else is going to try to
> replicate the numbers. I rather doubt total fraud, mistakes and or
> incompetence sure or even simply too much of a rush to publish.
> Dave W

Thanks for the catch. I did not mean to imply fraud in the latter
case. Rather, the value of replication.

Rich Blinne
Member ASA


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