In April, a theoretical physicist showed up at conference in California about the search for extraterrestrial life in the universe. In one way, his presence was likely. Lawrence Krauss is a prominent scientist, author of several best-selling books, and a prolific lecturer known for his lively and engaging style. In another way, it was surprising. Two months before the conference, several women had accused Krauss of sexual misconduct, describing behavior that went unchecked for over a decade.
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He propositioned a prospective employee, suggesting a threesome. He discussed strip clubs with his staff. And when challenged on his actions, he tried to pass it all off as a joke. These are some of the conclusions of a searing report from Arizona State University on the behavior of its star physics professor Lawrence Krauss, who on Oct.
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Lawrence Krauss, the celebrity physicist who faced dismissal from Arizona State University for violating sexual misconduct policy, has agreed to step down from the school. In statements posted on Facebook and Twitter on Sunday, Krauss said: An update on my situation at ASU. Onward and hopefully upward to new and different challenges. Details below.
Lawrence Krauss, pictured at a January press conference in Washington, D. Thomson, who witnessed the breast-grabbing incident, received the provost's written judgment, called a "determination" from Searle and shared it with Science. In response to an email asking what specific actions the university is taking, an ASU spokesperson wrote: