Astronomer retracts paper

Astronomer retracts paper on use of data to make hiring decisions because it could harm ‘women and minorities’

University of Texas at Austin astronomer John Kormendy retracted a paper and paused a book about the use of hard data in the hiring and funding of professors after criticism that it harmed women and racial minorities.

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The text of his apology is here.

The full paper has been archived here.

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