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In "A New Approach to Nuclear Cosmology", Frank forces Charlie Isaacs to recant his offhand remark about the connection between Babbit and a defector to the USSR by proving to Isaac's face that he knew about a plagiarized portion of Charlie's paper.
In "The Understudy", Frank realizes that you can invert explosive shockwaves and get the implosion effect he's been trying to figure out. Ironically, from the same paper Charles plagiarized a line of argument from.
In "Tangiers, Charlie not only bluffs Lancefield into folding in poker, but then beats him for sexually assaulting Abby.