When to believe the unbelievable

@article{Mnoiu1988WhenTB,
  title={When to believe the unbelievable},
  author={Valentina-Mariana Mănoiu},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1988},
  volume={333},
  pages={787-787}
}
An article in this week's issue describes observations for which there is no present physical basis. There are good and particular reasons why prudent people should, for the time being, suspend judgement. 
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