Monday, April 13, 2020

On Getting a Scientific Paper Published

Environmental & Science Education
Nature of Science
History of Science
Edward Hessler

This short video is about getting a scientific paper published. The filmmaker chose to focus on two University of Paris-Saclay physicists as they experience rejection, rewriting and rewriting and most of all wating for the acceptance and publishing of their paper..

In theoretical and experimental physics, the common publishing format is what are called "Letters."  These are relatively short, quickly reviewed and published. To give you an idea of what is required the Guide for Authors from Physics Letters A provides an idea. In the end, I suppose it can depend on what is meant by quick or rapid.

Charlotte Arene's film is personal and offers the author's "surprisingly amusing accounts of their own experience" in "the process of adding a small drop to the well of scientific knowledge.

View The Researcher's Article (7 m 16 s).

h/t AEON

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