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On Deliberate Misreferencing as a Tool of Science Policy

  title={On Deliberate Misreferencing as a Tool of Science Policy},
  author={Fred Sir Hoyle and N. Chandra Wickramasinghe},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
In the second half of February the impending Giotto encounter of 13 March concentrated our minds on what the encounter might reveal. As an outcome, we issued a fairly widely circulated preprint with the title "Some Predictions on the Nature of Comet Halley," (1 March, 1996, Cardiff Series 121) whose contents were reported in the issue of the Times for 12 March. This publication in the Times was fortunate for us, because it appeared indisputably ahead of the encounter, whereas a contemporaneous… 
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