The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization
The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization - Season 1, Episode 9
Aired March 17, 2008.
When Sheldon and Leonard are asked to present their work at a physics conference, Sheldon unilaterally decides not to. Leonard and Sheldon feud when Leonard decides to present their work alone in spite of Sheldon's objections. Penny's attempts at reconciling the pair only make matters worse.