Originally Posted by jplumey
Would you care to comment on which aspects were accurate? As a non-scientist, that information would be interesting.
The thing about office politics and that a lot of time is spent applying for money and so on. And it was not the lonely scientist that was the hero if I remember correctly. A lot of books seems to have a glorified view about what it means to work as a scientist.
Another of the the few older books that have realistic description of scientific work is Timescape
by Gregory Benford.