Paul Jump reports in the Times Higher Education:
Analysis critical of professor’s discovery claim is published on arXiv
A continuing war of words over “stripy nanoparticles” has reached new levels of acrimony following the appearance of a paper savaging data purporting to prove their existence.
Read it all here.
Paul Jump concludes his article with:
He said he would send Professor Moriarty a sample of stripy nanoparticles when he had found further independent groups willing to analyse them.
“But I am really against this approach where we have a self-nominated king, whose images are the only ones that contain ‘the truth’, [especially] when the bias of this king is clear,” Professor Stellacci said.
“A year from the start of this story, and it is clearly apparent that this group will twist any data in front of them with the clear purpose of tarnishing my reputation.”