*Corruption Optimi Pessima* – The corruption of the best is the worst of all.

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edward witten, nathan seiberg, robbert dijkgraaf, scott tremaine, matias zaldariagga, peter goldreich, christopher l. eisgruber princeton, ias princeton, l. rafael reif mit, thomas f. rosenbaum caltech, institute for advanced study, royal swedish academy of sciences, carl-henrik heldin, carl-henrik heldin nobel foundation, christina moberg kth, nobel foundation, nobel prize physics 2017, LIGO India, union of concerned scientists, scientific misconduct, breakthrough prize ligo, kavli prize ligo, ligo breakthrough prize, ligo kavli prize, france cordova nsf, nsf ligo, kip thorne nobel prize, kip thorne interstellar, kip thorne caltech, kip thorne ligo, rainer weiss nobel prize, rainer weiss mit, rainer weiss ligo