The ghost of Stronzo Bestiale – and other fake scientific authors

What do you do if one of the authors on your paper is a total asshole? For most scientists, that’s probably just a fact of life to get on with. For some, it’s a joke. “Stronzo Bestiale” is co-author of two physics papers from 1987 and, as science writer Vito Tartamella found out recently, the … More The ghost of Stronzo Bestiale – and other fake scientific authors