TITLE

Dollars and sense in scientific publishing

AUTHOR(S)
Bairstow, Jeff
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
Laser Focus World;Nov2002, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p142
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the life and works of Paul Ginsparg, the winner of MacArthur Foundation Awards. Contribution of Ginsparg on physics; Plans to expand arXiv to their scientific disciplines; Career history.
ACCESSION #
8747688

 

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