All it took to get the paper pubished was a Total Asshole

This Widely Cited Physicist Is A Total Asshole. He Also Doesn’t Exist.
[Via io9]

This Widely Cited Physicist Is A Total Asshole. He Also Doesn't Exist.

Stronzo Bestiale has published research in some of the world’s most esteemed physics journals, and his co-authors are often leading members in their fields. But Stronzo Bestiale, whose name means “total asshole” in Italian, has a secret. He kind of doesn’t exist.

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SImply changing the title and adding the made up name resulted in the paper being published after initially being rejected.

I’ll have to try this.

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