Books et al.Cosmology

Reconsidering the Nobel Prize

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Science  20 Apr 2018:
Vol. 360, Issue 6386, pp. 272
DOI: 10.1126/science.aat0374

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Summary

Losing the Nobel Prize, by astrophysicist Brian Keating, offers a riveting account of the rise and fall of the seeming confirmation of the cosmological theory of inflation. Occluding Keating's account, however, are his personal beefs about "losing" the Nobel Prize. Such gripes taint Keating's otherwise thoughtful analysis of ways the Nobel committee's selection process could be improved.