Scientist Fights Traffic Ticket With 4-Page Research Paper

A California scientist successfully fought his traffic ticket by submitting a 4-page research paper to the judge. He was charged with “Failure to Stop” and was fined $400. The scientist, who works for University of California at San Diego, used physics and math to argue that it was physically impossible for him to have committed the offense he was charged with. The judge apparently agreed and dismissed the charge.

Click here to read the entire Los Angeles Times article, which includes a link to the scientist’s 4-page research paper.